Fieldwork & Internships


The ideal candidate for fieldwork and internship positions will have the ability to work closely with staff and participants, the ability to organize resources and people, possess creative skills, be able to meet established goals, be punctual, and have computer desktop publishing skills. A major in Recreation Administration, Therapeutic Recreation, or related field is suggested.

All positions provide experience working with various populations. All positions work around your schedule but may require work after hours, weekends, and holidays. Some positions are paid 10-15 hours per week. Some positions can be tailored to meet the needs of marketing, mass communication, art, photography and majors/interests other than recreation administration.


Gain hands-on experience:

  • Creating a new program or revamp of existing
  • Learning Elements of a program
  • Assisting with marketing and social media
  • Assisting with existing programs and events
  • Shadowing other employees in the department


Gain hands-on experience:

  • Planning and leading programs/events
  • Assisting with marketing and social media
  • Working with boards and committees
  • Volunteer recruitment and management
  • Learning about contract programs
  • Learning policies and procedures of municipal government

To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to the staff members below in your area of interest.

  1. Jessica Ramos picture

    Jessica Ramos

    Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation

  1. Lisa Morris

    Recreation Programs Manager

  1. Bert Stratemann

    Parks Operations Manager

  1. Kelly Eby

    Urban Forester

  1. Nick Riali

    Senior Program Coordinator

  1. Lane Supak

    Athletic Program Coordinator

  1. Casey Pittman

    Youth Services Coordinator

  1. Eric Weeks

    Discovery Center Manager