UCLA Recreation is pleased to announce ten summer internship opportunities geared towards applicants interested in entering into the field of collegiate recreation and related fields. Selected interns will gain firsthand experience in a comprehensive recreation program at one of the most dynamic universities in the country. General responsibilities include but are not limited to program development, administrative operations, and special projects for both the department and in a specific functional area.
DATE POSTED: January 8, 2018 CLOSING DATE: March 13, 2018
STARTING DATE: June 12, 2018* ENDING DATE: August 4, 2018
*Youth Programs, Aquatics & Marina Aquatics Center interns start 5/31/18
The goal of our summer internship program is to foster the development of emerging professionals by immersing them in a diverse and fast-paced recreation programming. Ten interns will live together in university housing for a duration of 8 weeks and will gain professional experience in a variety of areas within UCLA Recreation.
10 Positions are available within the following areas of focus:
Facility and Special Event Management
Marina Aquatic Center
Youth Programs/Summer Camps
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First Aid/CPR Certifications (Required by the first day of employment)
Submit to a criminal background check. Future or continued employment is contingent upon satisfactorily completing the background check.
Experience working in a recreation department and/or related field.
Possess effective interpersonal skills and a strong desire to learn.
Willingness to work variable and extended hours.
Each functional area may have specific skill requirements such as special certifications.
Currently working in the field of recreation, and actively pursuing a career within the field
In the final year of completing an undergraduate degree or pursuing a graduate degree.
Stipend/Benefits: Each intern will actively participate in a comprehensive Collegiate Recreation Internship program with opportunities such as professional networking, comprehensive and experiential learning and an increased understanding of how a large college Recreation program operates. Each intern will be paid $175 per week, plus a full University Housing and a University Dining meal plan (the housing and meal package is estimated at $3800 and is treated as taxable income by the IRS.)
Application Process: To apply, you will need to submit a cover letter and a resume. Be sure to include in your cover letter the areas that you are interested in working (e.g. intramural sports, youth programs). Questions may be directed to email@example.com. Additional information may be found at www.recreation.ucla.edu/summerinternshipsPLEASE DO NOT APPLY THROUGH BLUEFISHJOBS. PLEASE APPLY THROUGH THE LINK BELOW.
UCLA Recreation is committed to providing high quality recreational experiences that benefit the campus community. It is the function of the department to provide such experiences in a manner which is fully supportive of, and integral to the fulfillment of the academic and public service mission of the University, and contribute to the health, wellness, development, and education of students. In adhering to this responsibility, the department is charged with providing extensive access to a broad range of recreational activities and services, which reflect the varied leisure needs of the University community.