The following positions were received by the RPTS department and may be acceptable for internship credit. For more information on receiving RPTS 484 credit for an internship, contact firstname.lastname@example.org . RPTS majors are required to register for 6 credits of RPTS 484 in their degree plans; a minimum of 400 hours of work (paid or unpaid) is required. Students may work full-time in the summer or during a fall/spring semester, or part-time over two or more semesters.
Note: Also see The Texas Recreation and Parks Society and the City Parks Alliance Job Bank for municipal job openings. Many cities will arrange multi-faceted internships upon a student’s request; most have summer positions with day camps and aquatics; others have structured (or semi-structured) recreation internship programs in place.
|4-17||Houston Parks & Recreation Department; Lake Houston Wilderness Park||Wilderness Park Intern (Paid; Housing Provided; one position open as of 4/5/17; apply ASAP!)||New Caney, TX||View Detail|
|3-17||City of West University Place||Parks & Recreation Summer Positions: Recreation Intern; Aquatics Intern; Park Maintenance||West University Place, TX||View Detail|
|3-17||City of Bay City||Head Lifeguard||Bay City, TX||View Detail|
|2-17||Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation||Summer Internships: Joe Pool Lake; Parks Admin.; Day Camp Counselors & Supervisors; Pool Manager||Grand Prairie, TX||View Detail|
|2-17||City of Conroe||Intern for Parks & Recreation||Conroe, TX||View Detail|
|2-17||Mansfield Parks & Recreation Department||Internships in Nature Education, and Parks & Recreation
||Mansfield, TX||View Detail|
|2-17||The Woodlands Parks & Recreation Department||Parks & Recreation Internship
||The Woodlands, TX||View Detail|
|1-17||Dept. of Defense||Military Extension Internships – work with youth & teens||Various||View Detail|
|12-16||Rockwall Parks & Recreation Dept.||Summer 2017 Internship||Rockwall, TX||View Detail|
|12-16||Bristol Bay Parks & Recreation Dept.||Summer Internship||Bristol Bay, AK||View Detail|
|6-16||Seward Resort||Paid Summer Positions at resort for military personnel & families; Recreation Assistant, Front Desk, Night Auditor||Seward, AK||View Detail|
|3-16||City of Galveston||Interns to work in all areas of the Park Board’s beach parks||Galveston, TX||View Detail|