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Therapeutic Recreation Internship

The Therapeutic Recreation internship is designed specifically for students fulfilling requirements for the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification.  The many tasks and situations to which a student is assigned throughout the internship include exposure to the NCTRC Job Analysis Task Domains and will have a lasting effect on their future endeavors.

Internship Purpose:
To assist with all job responsibilities of the Therapeutic Recreation Specialist including (but not limited to) assessing, planning, developing, implementing and evaluating therapeutic recreation programs for children and adults with disabilities within our member park districts and recreation departments.

Internship Requirements:

A minimum 560-hour, 14-week paid internship experience that uses the therapeutic recreation process as defined by the current NCTRC Job Analysis Study.

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Other Major Internship or Volunteer Experiences

FVSRA welcomes other program internship requests and provides opportunities for experiential on-the-job training to compliment your education and professional experience. Internship domains may include junior-level Therapeutic Recreation experiential hours, Social Work, Education or Special Education, Marketing, Business, Human Resources, Customer Service, and more! Please contact Human Resources at for more information.


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