Get Paid to PLAY!
Gain professional experience with a special recreation and park district in Northern California. There are two intern positions available - one working primarily in Recreation Programming and one in primarily Parks and Facilities Management.
A well rounded opportunity with exposure to Administration, Adult and Youth Sports, Special Events, Mature Adults, Leisure Interest Classes, After School Programs, Aquatics (seasonally), and Camps. Opportunity to work in a culturally diverse area assisting with Community Development including grant partnerships, multi-agency collaborations, food programs and nutrition, budgeting, scheduling and other community support services. Intern projects are mutually agreed upon.
A well rounded opportunity with exposure to parks administration, budgeting, scheduling, hands-on parks and facilities maintenance and operations, special event planning and set-up, grant work, and capital projects. Possible projects include park installations, interpretation guides, Park Bike Rally coordination and/or other Intern projects mutually agreed upon.
CARD has internships available during Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters. Below are the application due dates for each duration.
Fall Semester: Due July 1st
Spring Semester: Due February 1st
Summer Semester: Due May 1st
Please note that if the Recreation & Parks Internship position is not listed then we are not actively accepting applicants.
Internship Application Requirements:
- Cover letter indicating your preference of the Recreation or Parks Intern position
- CARD Employment Application
- Two letters of recommendation
- Three references
- Please include a list of your top (5) goals you would like to accomplish during your internship
Dr. Scott Schumann
Parks & Facilities Director