D.C. United

D.C. United

Academy Athletic Training Internship

DC Soccer LLC - Intern
Washington DC · DC
Internship: Internship
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Academy Athletic Training Internship
Position Summary:
D.C. United is seeking applicants for an Academy Athletic Trainer Internship Position. The candidate will assist with all aspects of physical and medical preparation for D.C. United Academy youth players as directed by the Academy Head Athletic Trainer. This position will offer the candidate hands-on experience in a high-level collaborative team-sport environment. The candidate will gain an understanding of the daily workings and the environment in elite sport related to medical components and player welfare. The candidate will gain a conceptional understanding of long-term athletic development and various performance training methodologies in the sport of soccer. This internship is aimed towards those working towards an athletic training degree or aspiring athletic trainers looking to gain experience in elite level soccer. The individual must possess a strong desire to learn and grow. This is an unpaid internship.

Duties and Responsibilities:
·       Assists in managing the health care of players.
·       Order, maintain and inventory supplies and clinical equipment.
·       Keep training area and treatment space safe, clean and organized.
·       Assist in organizing and maintaining a complete and up to date roster of player health and participation records. 
·       Provide medical assistance to the Team Medical Staff regarding players health and safety.
·       Demonstrate interpersonal skills required to work effectively with players, coaches, other team personnel and Club staff
·       Other duties as assigned.
Desired Skills:
·       0-2 years’ experience working in an athletic or medical related field.
·       Experience working with the sport of soccer.
·       Experience working in a team-sport setting.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred
  • Able to lift at least 50 pounds
·       Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program and eligible for college credit. 
·       Available 20-25 hours per week.

D.C. United is committed to uplifting our community, staff, and club. We are seeking candidates to be a part of our journey in our quest for continued organizational growth and another MLS Cup.

D.C. United will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform critical job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

D.C. United is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). D.C. United reaffirms its commitment to the principles of equal opportunity and diversity. D.C. United is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. D.C. United is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, pregnancy, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with the requirements of all federal, state, and local laws. Employment decisions can include hiring, termination, compensation, benefits, promotion, training selection, or other statuses or conditions of employment. All employment decisions are made on the basis of individual skills, knowledge, abilities, job performance, and other appropriate qualifications.