MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Put information learned in the classroom to work while you gain on-the-job experience. Interns may be currently enrolled, recent graduates or experienced professionals looking to gain exposure to a new career or field. Internships range from part-time (as little as ten hours/week) up to full time positions for three to four months. Be sure to check out our supported COACH Internships for interns with cognitive or physical disabilities.
Scroll down for specific position descriptions and further information. Background check required.
Fall Application Deadline
Fall Internship: August 28-December 8
Winter Application Deadline
Winter Internship: January 2-April 21
Summer Application Deadline
Summer Internship: May 22-September 1
POSITIONS AND INFORMATION
Therapeutic Recreation Interns assist in all aspects of programs and administration. They are supervised by a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist while performing tasks as outlined by the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification. Based on experience, the intern may also serve in a leadership role, as an instructor or facilitator. Interns also provide information on current trends in therapeutic recreation services, through projects, presentations, and staff in-services.
COACH (supported internship for Interns with disabilities)
COACH Internships provide a structured continuum of growth and learning for young adults (ages 16–22) with disabilities.
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Some of the following internships have flexible start dates. Please contact us with questions.
POSITIONS HOW TO APPLY FOR INTERNSHIPS:
If you are interested in an internship, please send a copy of the application, along with a cover letter and current resume. In the cover letter, please clearly describe which internship you would like to apply for, how the internship will benefit your career and the period of time you are available.
All Equestrian Internships: Please include a riding video with your application demonstrating the following: walk, trot/jog (sitting & posting) and canter/lope in both directions.
Application material should be sent to:
c/o National Ability Center
1000 Ability Center
Park City, UT 84068