Parks and Recreation

Internship Program Objectives

Christiansburg Parks and Recreation works to provide the community with leisure and recreation programs that increase quality of life. Interns will be given every opportunity for on the job experience and professional feedback.

How many internships are available through Parks & Recreation?

Please keep in mind that though your application materials may be strong, Parks and Recreation only accepts 2-3 interns per term.

If you are interested in a Marketing and Graphic Design Internship with Christiansburg Parks and Recreation, check out the guidelines.

Who can apply for a Parks & Recreation internship?

Internships with Parks and Recreation are open to both undergraduate and graduate students.

What types of projects will I work on?

At Christiansburg Parks and Recreation, no day is the same, so projects my vary. Projects may include: organizing and operating youth athletic leagues, scheduling of officials, managing a variety of special events, managing and supervising senior and community programs, overseeing youth camps and clinics, help with the operation of the Christiansburg Recreation Center, Harkrader Sports Complex and any other recreational items that may be deemed necessary for the success of the intern and Department of Parks and Recreation.

How do I apply?

Please check our Employment Opportunities page for current internship availability.

For your application to be considered complete, you must also include:

  • A cover letter
  • A resume

*Apply for a Marketing and Graphic Design internship with Christiansburg Parks and Recreation.*

I've filled out my application and submitted it. When can I expect a reply?

Because Parks and Recreation accepts applications on a rolling basis, response times may vary, though applicants may expect to receive a response within two to three weeks of submission.