International Learning and Volunteerism
Discover information related to participating in international service and learning ventures, including a list of U.S.-based AT programs that are open to students and athletic trainers outside of those universities. Educators who are interested in creating opportunities for students or professionals in another country will also find a helpful toolkit.
International Academic Programming
When researching international opportunities, there are a number of personal and professional factors to consider. Whether you are a student interested in studying abroad or a faculty member looking to expand your international reach, it can be hard to know where to start. The NATA International Committee has compiled these helpful toolkits to guide NATA members as your start your global experience.
- Academic Program Development Toolkit (pdf)
- Enrolling International Students (pdf)
- Study Abroad Tool Kit (pdf)
- Tips for Avoiding Culture Shocking Experiences (pdf)
International Committee Webinars
A full list of these FREE webinars is available on the International Committee Webinars page.
Injury Infographic Handouts
NATA offers free infographic handouts, originally published in the NATA News, in PDF form for athletic trainers to download, print and distribute. We encourage ATs to utilize these resources to educate the community on various injuries and illnesses common to sports medicine. Select infographic topics have been translated into eight different languages and can be found below.
Frequently Asked Questions
View common questions of those who are working overseas or preparing for the move.
International and National Associations
World Federation of Athletic Training and Therapy (WFATT)
WFATT is a coalition of national organizations of health care professionals in the fields of sports, exercise, injury/illness prevention and treatment. WFATT seeks to promote the highest quality for health care and functional activity through the collaborative efforts of its members with a vision to promote quality health care worldwide to active populations. NATA is a Charter member of WFATT. If you would like to find more information, please visit the WFATT website.
International and National Athletic Training Associations
Looking for the associations for certain countries? View our list of international and national AT associations.
Gather advice about working as an athletic trainer overseas with the U.S. military or in Canada, and browse tips for creating work opportunities and preparing for a job in another country.