NASA‡s Kennedy Space Center Rehab Works Program is currently inviting qualified candidates to participate in its athletic training internship program which is 12 to 16 weeks long experience during which interns will have to work 40 hours per week.
This internship will focus on physical medicine and musculoskeletal rehabilitation. Each participant will gain valuable learning experience in a corporate or industrial work setting and be challenged with hands-on evaluations, rehabilitation design, educational outreach, and injury prevention.
This is a once in a lifetime opportunity that will help you enhance your expertise, broaden your career horizon and find good contacts. To avail of this lucky chance, you will need to be a junior or senior athletic training student.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration in short NASA is a federal agency of U.S. government and headquartered in Washington, D.C., United States. It was founded on 29 July 1958 by Dwight D. Eisenhower and is responsible for science and technology related to air and space.
Interns will join Kennedy Space Center based in Florida.
Interns must be able to work 40 hours a week for 12 to 16 weeks.
Interns will benefit from the following benefits:
- Daily hands-on experience
- Involvement in meetings
- Involvement in educational outreach opportunities
- Working with patients through their completion of rehabilitation
- Exposure to industrial hygiene, ergonomics, and occupational health
- Study and review sessions for the NATABOC
- Off-site exposure to other clinics and professional athletic training facilities
- Surgery observation
- Real projects
- Tours of KSC
To be eligible for this role, you must have junior or senior status. Graduate students will also be selected but preference will be given to those students who have not taken the BOC exam.
How to Apply:
Please fill out an online application form and send it along with following documents to the address given below:
- Cover letter
- 3 letters of reference
- School transcript
Forward all the above item to:
RehabWorks Internship Program
c/o Ian C. Stites
Mail Code IHA-008
Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899
The application deadline for the summer semester is March 1
The application deadline for the fall semester is June 1