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Post Graduate Athletic Training Residency Application

The University of Connecticut is currently accepting applications for the Athletic Training Residency positions.

The Athletic Training Residency will provide a clinically intensive educational opportunity to help prepare young professionals for a career in athletic training.  Candidates will have a dedicated team(s) assignment which will provide mentored experience in evidence-based collaborative care of Division I varsity student-athletes. Additional educational opportunities will be provided through varied disciplines within Sports Medicine, including, but not limited to, primary care, orthopedics, cardiology, neurology, and mental health.

Responsibilities: Work as an ATC under the supervision of staff athletic trainers in providing care and coverage to Division I student-athletes in the Division of Athletics.  Assist in the supervision and instruction of student athletic trainers. 

Qualifications: NATABOC certified, state licensure in CT or eligible.

Preferred Qualifications:  Master’s degree, independent athletic training experience.

Date of Service:  The starting date is June 1, 2017. This is a 12-month position. Following administrative review, the position may be renewed for a 2nd year.

Benefits:  The annual stipend is $26,640.  In accordance with the Affordable Care Act, your temporary appointment may afford you the opportunity to purchase optional State employee health insurance at group rates.

Contact Person:  Patti Kula, MS, ATC, Assistant Athletic Trainer

Application Procedure:  Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and at least three (3) reference letters to Search Committee:  jobsinathletics@uconn.edu by January 30, 2017 (subject line should read Athletic Trainer Residency). Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

Applications will not be accepted electronically through the NATA website. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and the search may move forward prior to the January 30, 2017 deadline.

Questions about the position should be directed to Patti Kula, MS, ATC (patti.kula@uconn.edu or 860-486-0480). 

University of Connecticut Division of Athletics
Athletic Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Internship

The University of Connecticut Sports Performance Department is accepting applications for volunteer football interns for Winter/Spring 2017. This gratis position offers Division I experience and training in an educational environment and the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning.

Responsibilities will include: assist the Football Strength and Conditioning staff in the supervision and training of UConn’s Division I intercollegiate football program; assist with daily administrative, cleaning and maintenance duties; assist in the set-up and break-down of equipment for every workout; and participate in weekly projects and assignments for the duration of the internship.

Minimum Qualifications: must have a strong work-ethic, enthusiasm and a desire to develop the characteristics necessary to become a successful strength and conditioning coach.


Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field and pursuing CSCS or relevant certification from one of the following:  NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW and CPR –First Aid certification.


Application and Internship Dates

Application Deadline:         December 1, 2016

Internship Start Date:       January 9, 2017

Approx. End Date:             April 28, 2017

Candidates must email a letter of application, resume and the names of three references to: jobsinathletics@uconn.edu. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Fulfillment of this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-appointment background check. We encourage applications from under-represented groups, including minorities, women and people with disabilities. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.