Athletic Training Volunteers

UC Santa Cruz Athletic Training accepts a limited number of interns. Starting next year, interns will be accepted only in the Fall. (If you are interested for the remainder of the '14-'15 school year, please e-mail Raffy Carpio


The UCSC Sports Medicine Internship offers students who are strongly interested in entering the healthcare field with the opportunity to learn more about Athletic Training and Sports Medicine through clinical and academic experiences with the Intercollegiate Athletics Athletic Trainers on campus. The potential candidate will work directly under the Certified Athletic Trainers and be exposed to administration, physicians, and other allied healthcare professionals. Our goal is to teach the intern the skills needed to function and interact in a healthcare setting.


15 hours of observation prior to applying. If, after the 15 hours of observation the intern is still interested, the following must be submitted altogether:

-  ½ to 1 page reflection statement of what you learned and how you could contribute to the athletic training environment.

-  Sports Medicine Intern application (will be posted shortly, please e-mail for a copy in the meantime)

-  Proof of First Aid/CPR/AED certification

-  Current resume

Exhibit a strong interest in the Sports Medicine field

1 yr. commitment starting in the Fall Quarter

Commitment to 6 hrs./week in the clinic, attend 2 meetings and 3 home events/month