Internships – Getting In The Door

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Internships Matter! Choose wisely and make an impact.

Internships Matter! Choose wisely and make an impact.

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Intern (posted June 29, 2016)

PA Recreation & Park Society, State College, PA

The PRPS Internship Program assists students in making an effective transition from the classroom to the professional world. It is designed to give students the opportunity to explore the parks and recreation field and develop their professional interests. The intern serves one academic semester fulfilling the following responsibilities within the PRPS Office. To apply, contact Tim Herd, Executive Director, PRPS at [email protected] or mail to PRPS, 2131 Sandy Drive, State College, PA 16803.

Responsibilities and Relations

  • Complete sufficient education, practical work experience and observation experience to fulfill his or her university’s requirements for internship eligibility
  • Work a 40 hour-week with some nights and weekends as needed
  • Know and adhere to PRPS’s policies and procedures. Learn the organizational structure of PRPS
  • Complete written mid- and post-internship evaluations
  • Assist office staff with day to day operations
  • Job shadow each full time office position for at least one day
  • Complete and report on at least two site visits to different recreation departments and one local or state park facility. Interview at least one staff member at each location on best practices in the field
  • Develop one major and one minor project to be completed before the end of the internship

Education

  • Academic major in recreation, parks, tourism or related studies

Knowledge and Abilities

  • Dedication to advancing recreation and parks
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Possess a high degree of personal integrity,  honesty, equity, excellence and innovation
  • Ability to work effectively in  collaboration with diverse groups
  • Ability to work as part of a team for the betterment of the organization and membership
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making sound decisions
  • Handle suggestions and complaints in a professional manner
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to participate when required at  PRPS events
  • Excellent written and communication skills

 

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Jaye Phillips, CPRP

A graduate of the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Jaye Phillips has been a professional within the Parks, Recreation, & Open Space discipline for over 6 years.


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