Learning Recommendations: Successful completion of IN500A/B - Introduction to Sports Medicine and enrollment in IN505A/B - Advanced Sports Medicine - Evaluation are required.

General Description:

Students in Advanced Sports Medicine - Evaluation Internship are concurrently enrolled in Advanced Sports Medicine – Evaluation. Outside of the school day, students work with a high school sports team for 90 hours per semester. Students work home games, travel to away competitions with the teams, and participate in team activities. A log of the student’s hours worked and a written journal of their experiences and reflections must be submitted. Work supervisor will periodically review progress and work experience with the students. After completing a year of Advanced Sports Medicine - Evaluation Internship, students earn a Washington Vocational Sports Medicine Association (WVSMA) certificate of completion. Interested students should discuss details with the instructor.


  • Work with a high school sports team and manage the basic care and treatment of the athletes before, during and after practices and competitions.
  • Complete internships at local healthcare facilities such as hospitals, physical therapy clinics, and high school/college/professional training rooms. Internships may also occur in other specialty areas, such as massage therapy, chiropractic medicine, EMT, strength/aerobic training, dental care, or dietetics.


  • Internship experience outside of school hours (180 hours)
  • Written journal and reflection

Equipment to be provided by Student: None