The Recreation, Park and Tourism Management’s Internship is considered to be a full-time academic load for one semester (or summer session). Generally, the Internship experience involves 40 hours per week for a period of 12 consecutive weeks. Successful completion of the RPTM Internship is required of each student seeking a Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation, Park and Tourism Management in the options of community/commercial recreation and outdoor recreation. Students planning to complete their internship must enroll in RPTM 495A and pay full tuition for 12 credits in the semester that the internship is to be completed.
How long is my internship required to be?
Your internship must be 12-consecutive weeks in length.
How many hours per week do I have to work on my internship?
You are required to work a minimum of 35-40 hours per week. More than 40 hours per week IS permitted (and common!).
How many working hours do I need to complete during my internship?
You are required to work a minimum of 480 hours during the duration of your internship. (40 hours/week x 12 weeks = 480 hours)