The University of Oregon PE & Rec summer internship program will engage and development undergraduate students interested in pursuing graduate school and/or a career in University Recreation.
Interns will be immersed in a dynamic, challenging environment where they will have opportunities to explore and work in the areas of facilities management, programming, and planning. Teams of interns will be assigned projects to examine, draw conclusions and present findings.
Internship dates: June 24 - July 26, 2019
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age
Current First Aid/CPR certifications or the ability to obtain one before beginning the internship
GPA: 2.0 required
Must not be enrolled in summer classes during the internship, including online classes
Willingness to work variable and extended hours to program objectives
Effective interpersonal skills and a strong desire to learn
Work experience in campus recreation, physical education, therapeutic recreation, youth sports/camps or other closely related field.
Interest in exploring graduate school or a career in university recreation.
Undergraduate students from all colleges and universities are welcome to apply. Preference will be given to current students with sophomore and junior status that will be returning to their campus for at least one year after the summer internship.
Intern Activities & Expectations
Multiple team projects that involve research, analyzation, problem solving, and presentations, as well as receiving and implementing constructive feedback.
Interactive facility tours and career staff panel sessions at diverse institutions in the Pacific Northwest. This includes travel and potential overnight stays.
Various aspects of collegiate recreation including organizational charts, budgeting, leadership skills, career paths, and more.
Individual mentoring from University of Oregon recreational professionals.
Interns are expected to hold office hours, schedule project meetings, and complete other work between 25 and 35 hours a week including nights and weekends.
Interns are responsible for their travel to and from Eugene.
Interns who bring personal vehicles will be responsible for paying the on-campus parking fees.
Individuals who wish to be considered for the internship need to complete the following by Friday, April 5, 2019. Intern interviews may take place before this date. Please do not apply through bluefish.
Email to email@example.com, a single, PDF document containing your resume and statement of interest that at a minimum addresses the following questions:
What core classes have you taken in school that would assist you in your experience with this internship?
What past experience do you have that will assist you with this internship?
What do you hope to gain from the internship experience?
The University of Oregon and Department of Physical Education and Recreation, an AA/EO institution and department, strongly and actively strive to increase diversity within its community.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation & Housing:
•Interns will be provided housing through University Housing and dining meal plan. The housing and meal package is estimated at $2000 and may be treated as taxable income by the IRS.
•Interns will receive a stipend- $1000.
•Academic credit for internship hours can be approved on an individual basis.
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