An internship is required for Recreation Management majors and is designed to be a culminating experience in which students put into practice what they have learned. REC 450 undergraduate internship (16 credits) is 16 weeks with a minimum of 40 hours per week. REC 700 graduate internship is 6 credits for a minimum number of 420 hours, working either part-time or full-time. The time frame for the internship typically begins one week before courses begin. The internship should encompass all of the following areas:
Interns will receive a letter grade for their internship experience. They are responsible for the following throughout the internship:
Additionally, the student is responsible for the internship site supervisor submitting a midterm and final evaluation.
Interns within a 250-mile radius of La Crosse will receive a visit from his or her faculty advisor. Students outside the 250-mile radius will communicate with the advisor by telephone and other electronic means.
For more information on our internship program, prospective internship sites are welcome to contact the Internship Coordinator.
Gretchen Newhouse, Ph.D., GCDFInternship CoordinatorAssociate ProfessorUniversity of Wisconsin-La CrosseDepartment of Recreation Management and Therapeutic Recreation2036 Health Science Center1725 State StreetLa Crosse, WI 54601Office: 608.785.8209Fax: 608.785.8206Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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