There are several areas within Foothills Park & Recreation District where an Intern may gain experience:
Athletics • Aquatics • Children’s Programs • Cultural Arts • Facility Operations • Fitness/Wellness • Park Planning
What is the dress code?
Interns should consult their Supervisor for the specific dress and appearance guidelines for their department.
Will I be offered employment at the conclusion of the internship?
There is no guarantee that you will be offered employment with our department. The skills you will develop will certainly enhance your employment opportunities.
Will I be covered by personal health insurance?
The internship program is a short term temporary or seasonal employment therefore health insurance benefits are not available. Your college/university must provide you with workers’ compensation coverage and provide proof of workers’ compensation coverage.
Will I be subject to a background check?
What will my work hours be?
The work schedule is set by the Supervisor to whom you are assigned and will vary by department and projects. Weekend/evening hours may be required.
Is the internship paid?
Stipends may be issued at the successful completion of the internship.
Are there paid work opportunities available?
Interns may apply to open positions within the District that are unrelated to the department in which they are interning for.
Will I have to do a project?
Yes, if your college/university does require a project, we will help tailor the project to meet your needs.
How do I find short term housing?
Due to the various colleges and universities in the area, there are options for sub-letting apartments. An on-line search should steer you in the right direction.