MSCR has 65+ full time recreation staff and 1500+ part-time staff and just celebrated its 91st anniversary. MSCR has 119,000 participants annually in a wide variety of recreation programs.
The opportunities at MSCR are endless for an Intern wishing to gain more experience in the field. MSCR strives to give Interns a well-rounded internship experience to prepare them for their professional career. Internships are customized to meet Intern needs and interests. We work with each individual Intern candidate to coordinate their experience with existing requirements and standards of their program. All Internships are a minimum of 20 hours per week. MSCR program areas include:
After School (Elementary, Middle and High School), Aquatics (Youth), Arts & Enrichment (Adult and Youth), Youth Camps (Summer only), Community Centers, Fitness (Youth, Adult & 50+), Human Resources, Marketing & Community Outreach, Outdoor & Adventure, Specialized Recreation & Inclusion, Sports (Adult & Youth)
Candidates may gain experience in the following areas:
- Program Development
- Direct Leadership
- Budget Development & Monitoring
- Marketing & Promotions
- Customer Service
- Staff Management & Training
- Public Speaking
Deadlines for internship applications:
- Summer Internship: March 1
- Fall Internship: July 15
- Winter/Spring Internship: October 15
All Internships must be for college credit.
We are looking for passionate, enthusiastic candidates whose knowledge and skills align with our department. Those with a solid foundation of recreation work experiences are encourage to apply.
How to Apply
Please refer to deadlines mentioned above.