Your November Jobs & Academic Opportunities Newsletter
Your November Jobs & Academic Opportunities Newsletter
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Parks, Recreation, Tourism, & Sport Management Jobs and Academic Opportunities Newsletter

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EDUCATIONAL Opportunities

Learn about the only sports management graduate program in the Ivy League. Columbia University’s Master of Science in Sports Management features a leading-edge, market-influenced curriculum along with unparalleled access to sports industry leaders and experts. The program takes advantage of Columbia’s New York City setting by providing extensive industry networking, internship, and employment opportunities across a wide variety of sports.

The master’s program provides a best-in-class education that teaches specific management skills with a global, analytics, and digital focus, with full-time and part-time options to accommodate working professionals.

ACADEMIC Positions

The Department of Geography at the University of Washington invites applications for a full-time Assistant Teaching Professor to specialize in geographies of climate justice. The successful candidate will offer introductory to advanced undergraduate human geography courses on the drivers and impacts of climate and environmental change, with a strong emphasis on equity and justice. Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to, work that extends beyond the U.S. and Canada. This is a renewable non-tenure track position, with a nine month service period, and an initial appointment term of 3 years. The candidate will teach a total of six courses during Autumn, Winter and Spring Quarters. UW faculty engage in scholarship, teaching, and service. The criteria for merit evaluation and promotion in Teaching Professor titles at the University of Washington are focused primarily on the teaching and service aspects. Anticipated start date is September 16, 2023.


The University of Wyoming (UW) invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Lecturer and Degree Coordinator in Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Management (ORTM).

We seek an accomplished and creative individual to manage and oversee the ORTM program, teach courses in ORTM, coordinate student internships, and provide service consistent with the educational missions of the University of Wyoming and the Helga Otto Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources. The ORTM degree emphasizes stewardship and conservation of natural resources, tourism, and outdoor recreation theories and best practices, entrepreneurial and business management strategies, creating outstanding visitor experiences, and a broad understanding of cultural and natural resources. The successful candidate will be familiar with the theory and practice of outdoor recreation and tourism fields and have demonstrated leadership, organization, and communication skills. This is a non-tenure track 12-month appointment. Application process questions can be addressed to Kim Messersmith at


The NC State College Advising Corps is currently hiring mid-year graduates! We are looking for service-minded members to serve, starting in the Spring semester. College advisers are AmeriCorps Members serving in high schools across the state. If you are looking to gain work experience, develop transferable skills, and make a positive impact in the community this could be the opportunity for you! This is a time-limited position (max 2-years) making it a great fit for those interested in building their skills before graduate school or trying out a new experience without committing to a career.

What We Do:

  • Provide one-on-one admissions and financial-aid advice to any student or family seeking assistance
  • Organize group events that encourage students and their families to consider, plan for, and apply to college and universities
  • Work with school staff to build the college-going culture of the school and the community
  • Collect and analyze student-level data to improve advising services

To learn more about the position check out our website (, or email Nicole Ditillo (Program Director) at Interested applications can apply at


Part-time Student position: ASPSA Tutor

Want to help support the Pack by providing tutoring for our student athletes? More information can be found by clicking here.


Program Coordinator – International Focus – Raleigh, NC

About International Focus:

We are a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization based in Raleigh, North Carolina with a mission to promote mutual understanding between the people of the Triangle Region and the international community through education, cultural exchange, arts, and the celebration of achievement.

Summary of the Position:

This position is part of I.F.’s international exchange programs portfolio, which implements the prestigious International Visitor Leadership Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. The ideal candidate will have the ability to conduct the full project cycle, including developing and implementing programs and liaising with stakeholders. Read more and apply here.

INTERNSHIP Opportunities

USA Baseball offers internships in Baseball Operations, Marketing, Athlete Safety, Accounting, Education, Travel Services, Media Relations, and more. All of the applications and positions available can be found via: USA Baseball Internship Opportunities

Please feel free to reach out with any questions regarding the internships available:


Recreation Intern in Hilton Head (Summer 2023): A Recreation Intern is responsible for satisfying our guest’s needs in the Recreation and Pool Operations Area, as well as being responsible for overseeing the daily operations of our towel hut, retail sales, bike rentals, and daily activities. An Attendant is also responsible for reporting hazardous conditions, maintenance issues, and attending to the daily cleanliness of the pool facility. For more information, please click here.


Winston Salem Dash (Summer 2023): The Winston Salem Dash are the Minor League Baseball affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. The team is looking for a Corporate Partnerships Intern as well as a Ticket Sales Intern. Click each for more information.


Apply NOW for Summer 2023 Internships with North Carolina State Government Agencies

  • Apply by Jan. 9
  • Must be NC resident attending college
  • Requires 2.5 GPA
  • 10 weeks;
  • May 22 – July 28
  • Paid Internships
  • Find internship by position, location or major

We are seeking 112 interns to work in a variety of positions in different state government agencies across North Carolina from the mountains to the coast.

Summer internships range from clean energy to business services, construction engineer, procurement education, guest services, historic interpreter and more. Search opportunities by position, location or major.

All interns are expected to work 40 hours each week for 10 weeks, earning a stipend of $12 per hour. Depending on the project, the internship may be virtual, in-person or hybrid. In addition to hands-on professional development, interns also will participate in activities to broaden their knowledge of public service and state government.

About the Program

Governed by the NC Department of Administration’s Council for Women and Youth Involvement, the annual North Carolina Internship Program offers a 10-week, paid internship for college students interested in careers in state government.

Interns are selected based on a thorough review of applications, including academic records and interest in state government. Qualified candidates also may be selected for a virtual interview with prospective supervisors.


2023 Prospect Select Internship Program

Prospect Select Baseball, Inc (PS Baseball) was founded in 2008 by owner and president, Aaron Braithwaite. Based in Miami, PS Baseball provides an unmatched exposure opportunity for players through our tournaments and showcases. With events in Florida, the Carolinas, New England, and the Midwest, Prospect Select gives athletes the chance to show their abilities to a wide variety of local, regional, and national scouts at both the collegiate and professional levels.

PS Baseball is looking for college students from all over the country to help assist us in running our events the PS way and help grow our brand in each city we touch down in. Our interns will help pave the way in this by attending events throughout the summer and taking the PS process from event to event. Knowing the game of baseball would be beneficial although it is not required, we are open to accepting anyone who puts their heart into the internship and has a high motor every day. PS Baseball uses FlightScope to collect all of our data and analytics at each event, FlightScope allows us to build player profiles and boost college coaches to get the best knowledge on each player that attends our events.

In this internship, you will be able to learn the daily operations of PS Baseball along with getting hands-on work with our FlightScope technology. This internship will require you to have the months of June and July completely open due to traveling to our events.


The Agriculture Education Intern would support projects that serve our partner schools in Durham and Raleigh. These projects will focus on creating virtual resources for ag education, researching grants and existing resources that support ag education, and organizing existing materials and supplies. Urban Ag Ed Interns will also provide hands-on support for pop-up events, and work closely with the Urban Ag Ed Manager on these projects. This internship will have remote, outdoor, and in-person requirements.


  • Research and record garden-based activities that support standard course of study in NC Public School systems within existing database
  • Review, edit, and research school garden design plans and processes
  • Create and organize educational materials that support Agriculture Education programs; this include virtual/digital content through video, presentations, and paper/digital flyers

Internships are for 3 – 4 months, based on the Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters (Jan – May, May – August, August – December).


VOLUNTEER Opportunities

Join Student Leadership and Development for a service stress buster event on December 6th from 1:30-4:00pm at Talley Student Union 4210. You can stop by and leave at any time. We will be hosting two service events:

  1. Share the Warmth with Project Linus: participants can make no-sew fleece blankets that will be donated to Project Linus
  2. Handmake Cards for Cardz for Kidz: participants can make handmade cards that will be sent to senior living facilities, schools, the military and their families, foster homes/non-profits, hospitals, and patients’ homes.

We are asking for an RSVP so we can anticipate the number of people who will be stopping by. We will also have cookies and hot chocolate!


Looking for an opportunity to make a difference and bring a unique perspective to efforts to protect our public lands? Want to become more engaged in civic processes and environmental issues in your community? Love our national parks? The Next Generation Advisory Council of the National Parks Conservation Association may be the place for you. We are now accepting applications to the council for the 2023-2025 cohort.

If you’re an individual between the ages of 18 and 34 who is motivated by national parks, conservation, advocacy or reflecting the voice of your generation, we encourage you to apply to be part of our Next Generation Advisory Council. Together, the members of the council: 1) advise the organization as it relates to NPCA’s strategic plan and engagement efforts, 2) work with NPCA staff to develop content for engaging new audiences, and 3) explore opportunities to engage a broader audience in national park advocacy with an emphasis on inclusion and equity. In addition to these key focal areas, the 2020-2022 cohort of the council will have the opportunity to help shape more specific priorities. We are especially looking for candidates with experience and interest in developing partnerships with diverse organizations and communities, creating compelling and innovative content, and mobilizing a base of committed advocates, though all qualified candidates will be considered.


Bridge II Sports – Old North State Classic Wheelchair Basketball Tourney – Volunteers needed December 2, 3, 4

We have 8 states representing 17 teams, and 300 youth playing in Old North State Classic! We will be in Carmichael gym. We have many volunteer jobs to make this event happen with ease! Please contact Stephanie Ferguson for information:


The Forest Service is hiring for recreation positions across the Eastern Region. Jobs are available in a variety of exciting and rewarding locations. If your passion is working in the great outdoors the Forest Service invites you to apply! Recreation specialists and technicians perform most of their duties outdoors, which could include trail repair, campground maintenance, visitor information, wilderness protection, and even patrolling on skis. Apply on until December 5, 2022

To connect with a recruiter:


Kids in Parks – South Carolina Program Manager

Do you want to develop experiences that connect children with the outdoors? Do you want to work with partners across South Carolina to enhance hiking trails for families? Do you want to make a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of kids across the state? Then this is the job for you. Learn more & apply

Kids in Parks – Graphic Designer

Do you want to use your graphic design skills to connect kids and families with the outdoors? Do you want to help park and public land partners tell the stories of natural, cultural, and historical treasures across the country? Then this is the job for you. Learn more & apply


Full-time position with Oregon 4-H at Oregon State University: Do you enjoy making an impact in the lives of youth and have a knack for communications or marketing? Join our Oregon 4-H Youth Development team with this new full-time, benefitted position as a 4-H External Communications Coordinator! Salary range is $45k-$75k DOE. More information is here.


City Parks Alliance of Washington DC seeks a Digital Content Coordinator to assist with social media management and website updates. The Coordinator will support communications about the benefits of urban parks and green space to current and potential members by providing updates on City Parks Alliance programs and informational resources. The Digital Content Coordinator will help grow our network and digital presence by expanding our follower counts and audience reach.

This part-time position will report to the Strategic Communications Manager. This is an excellent opportunity for an undergraduate or graduate student looking for experience in the nonprofit sector, or someone trying to build connections and expertise in the parks and recreation community. Work can be completed on a flexible schedule.

Additionally, the City Parks Alliance is also hiring for a Communications and Marketing Director to oversee the development and implementation of communications strategies and systems across multiple print and digital platforms to increase visibility of our programs and their impact, promote our organizational brand, strengthen our niche in the sector, market the benefits of membership, and communicate the broader message of the value of urban parks and the need for investment in them. This position will be guided by the vision and directional framework of CPA’s new strategic plan, which is expected to be completed by February 2023. This is a full-time position.


Children’s STEM program Little Medical School is in need of instructors. Little Medical School offers an exciting and interactive look into the world of Healthcare careers. Through afterschool enrichment programs, birthday parties, track out/summer camps, scouting events, etc.. We encourage children to role play and learn about being medical professionals.

Little Medical School, which is headquartered in St. Louis Missouri, has 40 franchises around the world. We have a variety of programs including Veterinarian, Pediatrician, Internal Medicine, Sports Medicine, Wilderness Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, and Dental. Our courses are specifically designed by age group and can be tailored for pre-k, elementary, middle, and high school aged students.

LMS is mobile, serving different schools and facilities throughout the Triangle area. The position is very flexible. Instructors sign up for the courses and locations that interest them.

Questions can be directed to or 984-888-7919.


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the J. Strom Thurmond Lake Project currently have an opening for a Park Ranger/Natural Resources Specialist at Thurmond Lake. This full-time position serves as a Natural Resource Specialist as part of a multi-disciplinary team for the Thurmond Project with the purpose of providing natural resource management for 150,000 plus acres of land and water. Duties entail a mission to manage and conserve natural resources, consistent
with ecosystem principles, while providing quality sustainable public outdoor recreation experiences, contract administration, environmental stewardship and environmental compliance. This position coordinates planning and execution of all activities related to one or more of the
following programs: shoreline and outgrant management, forestry, fisheries and wildlife management, shoreline stabilization, pest control, soil conservation, boundary surveillance, recreation and park administration, contract administration, historic properties protection, publiceducation and interpretation, visitor assistance and public safety.

For more information and to apply, please email


Northern Arizona University is hiring an Outdoor Adventures Coordinator

Under the direction and supervision of the Outdoor Adventures – Recreation Manager, this position is responsible for the coordination and management of the Outdoor Adventures Program within the Department of Campus Recreation. This position will aid the Outdoor Recreation Manager in all aspects of managing a highly successful adventure program which includes operational support of trip logistics and programming, Warehouse operations, gear and equipment rentals, Bike HUB operations, and Challenge Course/Climbing wall oversight.


Shenandoah University is hiring for the position of Coordinator for Campus Recreation & Wellness

The Coordinator for Campus Recreation & Wellness will have primary oversight of the Shenandoah Outdoor and Adventure Recreation (SOAR) Program, the South Campus Commons Pool, and various components of Clubs Sports. This is a 10-month, benefits-eligible full-time position that serves an integral role in Shenandoah University’s Campus Recreation Department. The Coordinator will join other staff in helping students gain an education that fully engages them in a vibrant, healthy co-curricular environment. This position will be expected to work from August 1 – mid-December, and mid-January – June 30th, having a month off in the winter and the month of July off. This position will report directly to the Director for Campus Recreation & Wellness.


NC State is hiring a Food Systems Leadership Institute (FSLI) Program Manager to manage the coordination of the leadership programs for FSLI and CALS FFAR. This includes managing all financial functions; planning and execution of events, residential sessions; implementing marketing and communications of the programs; managing collaboration with other sites, commissioners,facilitators and funding organizations. Apply today:


Stewart-Haas Racing is currently hiring for multiple positions: Manager of Partnership Marketing. This position is responsible for brand management of select Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) partner programs in the NASCAR Cup Series. Acts as primary point of contact for team partners on all brand and partnership marketing-related matters. Ideates and creates brand marketing solutions based on partnership goals and allocates resources to facilitate brand fulfillment of contract by SHR.

Another Stewart-Haas open position: the Social Media Producer will be responsible for helping Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) continue to grow and cultivate an audience through internet trends, creative ideas, and “growth” platforms for the brand. This role will contribute to SHR’s overall social media strategy and lead the day-to-day management of our TikTok and YouTube channels. In addition, they will be responsible for generating and creating social and digital content around trending topics, emerging trends, memes and other engaging ideas that will build fan affinity across all platforms.


NC State Athletics Ticket Office: Ticket Sales & Operations Assistant (2 positions)

This is an opportunity to gain exposure to all facets of college athletic administration (ticket sales, service, operations, compliance, facilities, event management, game-day operations, marketing, development, etc.) through running the day-to-day operations of the NC State Athletics Ticket Office.

A Ticket Office Assistant’s responsibilities include but are not limited to: providing customer service via phone, mail and walk-up; conducting outbound sales and service calls; processing orders and mailings through Paciolan ticketing software; printing tickets; assisting service and retention efforts; allocating tickets in conjunction with the NC State Student Aid Association; assisting with ticket reconciliations; cash management; data entry; supervising and leading student workforce; and student ticket distribution.Additional responsibilities will include assisting and leading in game day operations and management for football, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, men’s and women’s basketball, gymnastics, baseball, softball, wrestling, and additional events as assigned. Click here for more info and to apply


Business and Sports Partnership Coordinator – The V Foundation

Join a team that truly makes a difference in the world by funding game-changing cancer research and saving lives. The V Foundation for Cancer Research, co-founded by legendary basketball coach and announcer Jim Valvano and ESPN, provides a fun and rewarding environment where your work accelerates Victory Over Cancer. The V Foundation is a diverse community where employees are valued for their ideas and contributions. We offer phenomenal benefits including 100% of healthcare costs covered for you and your family and a generous paid time off plan.

Job summary overview: Under the direction of the Senior Director of Business & Sports Partnerships, this position will provide support across the Business & Sports Partnerships department in areas of research and pipeline development, prospect briefings and pitch decks, partnerships KPI tracking and reporting and Salesforce database management.

Learn more and apply today!


Baseball Sponsorship Account Executive – Durham Bulls

This is your chance to work for the world famous, best show on dirt, Durham Bulls Baseball Club located in Central North Carolina.

We are seeking an outside salesperson to be responsible for generating new sponsorship business through traditional sponsorship sales and by creating nontraditional events that will yield incremental dollars. This individual will provide ongoing client service and assist in client fulfillment and hospitality as needed.

Please apply here.

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