The University of Denver is currently seeking intern candidates who are interested in pursuing a career in the field of recreation and gaining experience with youth and family programming. Interns will gain experience with the University of Denver's summer camp program (P.A.S.S. Camp) during a 3-month, summer internship period.
P.A.S.S. Camp is a sports-based day camp at the University of Denver for children ages 5-11. We offer 12 one-week sessions throughout the summer with all activities taking place on the University of Denver campus.
Summer Camp/Youth Programs Internship (1-3 positions available) Summer Camp/Youth Programs' interns will assist with the overall administration of the University of Denver's P.A.S.S. Camp program. Responsibilities to include:
Assisting with program planning and activity scheduling
Registering camp participants and customer experience management
Opening & closing camp operations
Assisting with the management and scheduling of summer camp staff
Evaluating staff performance and camp operations.
Internships are a 3-month position with an anticipated start date of May 15, 2017. Interns are expected to work 40 internship hours per week.
Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to Lywanna Melvin, Youth Programs Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Preference will be given to applications received before Friday, April 7, 2017.
Candidates must be interested in pursuing a career in the field of recreation and commit to summer employment. A minimum of three years of college experience is required. A Bachelor's degree is preferred.
The University of Denver is the oldest independent university in the Rocky Mountain region. We enroll about 11,600 students in our undergraduate and graduate programs. The Carnegie Foundation classifies DU as a doctoral/research University with high research activity.
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The University of Denver has a proud athletic tradition that compliments the school’s academic endeavors. In its history, DU has won 28 national championships and enables student athletes to compete on 17 Division I teams. The Pioneers pursue championships, excel academically and represent both the University and their respective conferences to the best of their abilities.