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2016 Recreation Internships in Texas

Find a 2016 recreation Internship in Texas. If you share Leslie Knope’s excitement for community involvement and project planning, then an internship in recreation is the first stop on your career path. Recreation internships can lead you to a municipal Parks and Recreation office; the USDA Forest Service; or the guest facilities of a community, golf, or aquatics center. In all cases, you’ll support vital operations that have an impact on a region’s quality of life—an empowering bonus that is unique to the recreation industry.

Keeping the human aspect of their work in mind, recreation interns are passionate about improving the programs that bring people together. From leading an arts and crafts tutorial at a residential camp, to restoring priority parklands at a national park, to directing a health and wellness program at a spa and resort, interns in recreation work for public benefit. To top it off, you’ll have a finger on the pulse of culture, arts, and public works.

Interpersonal and project management skills become tantamount in these positions. You’ll work in a dynamic environment that adapts to a community’s or an organization's changing needs and develop a collaborative skillset. Recreation internships also share duties with the hospitality, event planning, and marketing departments, preparing you for diverse work in your professional life.

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  • Student Intern-Parks and Recreation

    City of Georgetown, TX | Georgetown, TX
    Internship
    Deadline: ASAP Applicants: View Number of Applicants
    Under the direction of Recreation, Parks and Special Services Superintendents, will work in all areas of the City of Georgetown's award winning Parks and Recreation Department. Areas of focus will be in administration, recreation programmi...
    • Paid
    • Immediate
  • Summer Camp Intern

    City of Grapevine, TX | Grapevine, TX
    Internship
    Deadline: ASAP Applicants: View Number of Applicants
    Under the supervision of the Summer Camp/Recreation Coordinator, the Summer Camp Intern Specialist will assist in the preparation and implementation of all summer camps. This includes all weekly, specialty and day long camps that are held ...
    • Paid
    • Summer
  • Environmental Education Outreach Intern

    City of Grapevine, TX | Grapevine, TX
    Internship
    Deadline: ASAP Applicants: View Number of Applicants
    Salary: $15.00 Hourly Job Type: Temporary - work no more than 6 months Location: The REC, 1175 S. Municipal Way, Grapevine, Texas The purpose of the internship is to develop an environmental education outreach program that will bring t...
    • Paid
    • Immediate