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NC State University

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

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EDUCATIONAL Opportunities

Student solutions are needed for a more sustainable world. NC State’s Make-A-Thon, coming Jan. 27-29, is a unique competition during which student teams research, design, prototype and build a solution that addresses a sustainability challenge. Teams compete for the opportunity to win $6,000 in prizes! Register by Jan. 23.

Register here!


It’s time once again for the Sports Industry Networking and Career (SINC) Conference February 24-25 in Washington, DC. Start planning a visit to the Nation’s Capital to take in the conference with over 100 industry professionals plus Wizards, Capitals, and DC United all playing that weekend. We reserved a great hotel rate and have a group conference discount.

REGISTRATION INCLUDES: Unlimited access to ALL keynotes and panels plus access to: Networking lunches & roundtables, One-on-one interview opportunities,Friday networking Happy Hour

Click here to register for SINC 2023 Now!


From Our Colleagues at the Gulf Research Program: Fellowships Now Accepting Applications!

The Gulf Research Program’s Early-Career Research Fellowship (ECRF) supports emerging scientific leaders as they take risks on research ideas not yet tested, pursue unique collaborations, and build a network of colleagues who share their interest in improving offshore energy system safety and the well-being of coastal communities and ecosystems.

For the 2023-2025 Application Cycle, the Human Health and Community Resilience track goal focuses on contributing to the understanding and mitigation of factors that may amplify the compounding effects of disasters on the health and resilience of historically disadvantaged, overburdened, or marginalized communities in the Gulf of Mexico region or Alaska.

For eligibility criteria and more information, please visit our website.

ACADEMIC Positions

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) Academic Programs Office is seeking a Graduate Services Assistant to plan, coordinate, and implement our inaugural CALS camp supporting rural, underrepresented prospective students (rising high school freshmen). The CALS camp (June 2023) will provide 20 rising North Carolina high school freshmen with a 4-day residential, on-campus NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) summer camp experience that will support students in gaining:

-Exposure to agriculture and life sciences majors, opportunities, and career paths -Guidance in making informed academic, financial, and career decisions -College preparation and application resources

The position will include tuition, a stipend ($14,000), and health insurance.

Please click here for position details and information on how to apply.


The Academic Support Program for Student-Athletes (ASPSA) is hiring tutors for the Spring 2023 semester. Interested in applying? Job descriptions and links to apply can be found here.


The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is excited to announce a new paid research assistant opportunity for undergraduate researchers. The position is paid entirely by the OUR ($15/hr; 10hr/week). The mentor will check hours and support the student, but is not financially responsible for the position. ALL students in ALL disciplines can apply. All research and creative endeavors are welcomed.

Students must apply with a mentor already confirmed. The OUR will not place students with mentors. See additional requirements for applying here. We have 40 slots available for SP 2023. Employment will end on the last day of the Spring semester. The intent is that we will have these RA positions available during Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters (students must be hired each semester). The student will be required to complete a professional development experience with the OUR, a final survey about their experience, and a presentation at the NC State Spring Symposium.

Find more information on the positions and process here: OUR Paid Research Assistant Positions.

Students can apply here (closes January 20; first come-first served basis): ePack (student view).


A tenure-track Professor position is now open at the Centre Urbanisation Culture Société, Montréal, Québec, Canada. We’re looking for a new colleague to join us in Montréal at INRS-Centre Urbanisation Culture Société, who specializes in issues relating to “racism and exclusion in urban spaces”. The successful candidate will also teach in our Urban Studies program (MA/PhD), and train and mentor graduate students. Please click this link for details about this exciting position!


The Department of Geography, Planning and Recreation (GPR) at Northern Arizona University is excited to announce and welcome applicants for a position as Assistant Professor of Practice, more specifically the Director of Park Ranger Training Program. This position is currently open until filled. The anticipated start date is January 2023.

We are looking for an outstanding colleague with a clear commitment to equity, inclusion, and diversity in Parks and Recreation Management and who can work with our 250+ undergraduate students and rapidly growing graduate program. NAU is at the southern edge of the Colorado Plateau in Flagstaff, Arizona, and offers easy access to world-class recreation and tourism opportunities across a diverse range of ecosystems and communities. Please see this .pdf for a complete job description.

Application materials must be submitted through NAU’s jobs portal.


The School of Health and Human Performance in Dalhousie’s Faculty of Health invites applications from qualified candidates for a probationary tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level commencing July 1, 2023 in the Recreation and Leisure Studies Division. The successful candidate will hold a PhD or be close to completion, preferably in Recreation and Leisure Studies, as well as have (or be eligible for) their certification for therapeutic recreation through the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC). We will also consider a background in a recreation related discipline.

Please submit your complete application package to the PeopleAdmin portal at https://dal.peopleadmin.ca/postings/12009. Please include the Search number in your cover letter.

For further information regarding this position, contact: Dr. Laurene Rehman, Director School of Health and Human Performance, Faculty of Health: lrehman@Dal.ca


The Department of Retail, Hospitality, and Tourism Management (RHTM), in the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences (CEHHS) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) seeks an Assistant/Associate Professor with an emphasis on Hospitality and Tourism Management. This is a tenure track, nine-month position with a salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) using diverse modalities (in-person, hybrid, or online); Conduct research and build scholarships that can complement the expertise of the department and college; Actively participate in graduate education and mentor doctoral students; Provide service to the department, college, and the university.

APPLICATION INFORMATION: Screening of applications will begin January 11, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. To apply, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and three references to: http://apply.interfolio.com/117535

INTERNSHIP Opportunities

Interested in a paid undergraduate research experience in which you can help ensure that people in your North Carolina hometown have access to safe drinking water? This semester-long project includes a service learning Spring Break in YOUR NC hometown.

About Crowd the Tap: Crowd the Tap is a public science project focused on identifying and addressing risk of lead contamination in household drinking water. Read more about this great project here.

How to apply: Apply at https://bit.ly/CTT-Spring2023 by 5pm EST Friday 1/13/22. Applications will be reviewed as they come in.


2023 Paid Summer Internship Opportunity at Poconos Spring Camp:

Be a part of an international staff~~Inspire kids every day~~Get outdoors~~Step away from technology~~Develop real-life skills

We are a 5-week, coed, residential camp in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, just 90 minutes away from NYC & Philadelphia. Staff are typically at camp from June 11th to July 28th, 2023 with opportunities to stay for our pre and post-season.Salaries start at $2000 and include accommodation, meals, staff t-shirts, and laundry services! Your summer job at camp can be a great INTERNSHIP for various majors!

If you have any questions, you can email drew@poconospringscamp.com or use the following link to schedule a call to find out more!


The Winston-Salem Dash Baseball Marketing Team has multiple internships in the marketing department that we are trying to fill for the 2023 season. This is a great opportunity for marketing and communications, as well as sport management students.

Here is the link to apply online: Internship jobs with Winston-Salem Dash | TeamWork Online


The National Park Service has a wonderful opportunity for a visitor use management assistant at the Denver Service Center: https://conservation-legacy.breezy.hr/p/123693e4ee10-visitor-use-management-assistant

Position Title: Visitor Use Management Assistant
Park Unit: Denver Service Center, Location: Lakewood, Colorado
Number of positions available: 1, Can this position be fully remote: YES
Duration: 20 weeks, Start Date: 5/29/2023, Flexible Start Date: YES
Weekly Stipend: $580.00, Relocation Allowance: $350.00


More National Park Service Internship News: Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is recruiting for a Scientists in Parks Intern position that is open until January 22nd. More details at the link here.


Wilson Tobs Baseball Club has begun their interview process for the 2023 Spring & Summer Internship Programs. If you are interested, please reach out directly via email with your resume, references, and what position you are applying for: mike@wilsontobs.com

2023 SPRING – Interns will receive experience in multiple departments within our organization such as marketing, sales, media relations, event operations, community relations, and more!

Positions Available: Front Office Staff Interns

2023 SUMMER – Interns will focus on a specific organizational department but will also receive experience in marketing, sales, media relations, event operations, community relations, and more.

Positions Available: Athletic Training Intern, Operations & Event Management Intern, Video Production & Media Manager, Digital Media & Graphics Manager


Pinehurst Resort & Country Club is recruiting interns for the 2023 season, and have added a Food and Beverage Internship Opportunity to our department.

Recreation Internship: Recreation interns will gain hands-on experience at the pool & the beach club where they will oversee a large staff including lifeguards, gate attendants, boat attendants, and camp counselors. Interns will oversee kids camps, swim lessons, and all youth activities hosted on the weekends including Tie-Dye, sandcastle building, volleyball tournaments, kayak tours, and much more. The beach club consists of a large swimming area, a floating playground, and a water trampoline free of charge to our members and resort guests as well as pontoon boats, kayaks, and paddleboards available for rent. The pool includes a family side with a large slide along with a separate pool for the adults.

Food & Beverage Internship: Food & Beverage interns will gain hands-on experience at both the pool & beach club where they will oversee café staff & bartenders. We have a full service kitchen & full bar at both locations that are open every day. This summer, we have partnered with “beachy”, a hospitality technology company , in order to ensure a quicker delivery of our F&B options to our members and guests.

Students have the opportunity to see the ins and outs of a country club & resort outlet. Interns will have the opportunity to see a banquet function from beginning to end including set up, oversight, and tear down. Interns will oversee events such as trivia, music bingo, music nights, & hosting special groups. Students will learn the administrative side of the field such as placing orders, conducting inventory, creating a schedule & planning events & activities.

Pinehurst Country Club is home to a summer full of activities including music nights, kayak tours, movie nights, kids camps, fitness classes, swim lessons, wine tastings, and much more. However, we cannot make any of this happen without the assistance of future leaders in the field. Email Taylor.Davis@pinehurst.com to apply!


First Tee Triangle: Join our Team!

Position: Location: Summer Intern | Program Staff Triangle Area of NC
Compensation: $15/hour
Employment Type: Seasonal | Summer 2023

Job Description: The role of the Summer Intern is to lead in all aspects of program management and delivery. This will include golf course based programs, summer camps, Drive4Success, Outreach programming, and value-added programs, which can vary in duration from one-time events to season-long programs. Our programs take place at golf facilities, local schools, and community centers. Duties include coordinating with partners, assisting staff and volunteers, creation of lesson plans, and leading the classes utilizing the First Tee coaching methodology to help young people become responsible citizens. We are looking for engaging and interactive individuals to teach our kids, and if that sounds like you, please consider applying!

Time Commitment: Summer Interns will work a minimum of 36 hours per week from May – August; however, First Tee will abide by any collegiate internship requirements including, but not limited to, documentation, hour requirements, support for special projects, and evaluations. Summer Interns must be available to work daytime, evening, and/or weekend shifts.

To Apply: Email your resume and cover letter to:
First Tee – Triangle
Jordan Hall | VP, Programs

VOLUNTEER Opportunities

North Carolina Down Syndrome Alliance provides valuable services to individuals with Down syndrome, their families, and our community. Much of what we do depends on the generous work of dedicated volunteers. We have flexible hours and can accommodate almost all schedules. Whether you’re an individual who wants to develop skill sets, a student, part of a service club, civic group, family pack, or professional, all are welcome! Our website is updated monthly with opportunities. Please click this link for January events that need volunteers.

Opportunities include: Childcare, Office volunteers, Virtual Volunteers, Virtual Bingo host, Event helpers, Peer volunteers for teens and adults with Down syndrome.


Volunteer Raleigh connects people to volunteer opportunities within city departments, city-funded agencies and organizations. Areas of focus include community, crisis support, economic opportunity, education and youth, food security, health services, homelessness and housing and seniors.

Volunteer Raleigh offers opportunities for those 18 years of age and up: Volunteer Raleigh Online Registration


Scientists in Parks: Applications are now being accepted for positions beginning Summer 2023!

The Scientists in Parks program is currently seeking motivated applicants to complete numerous exciting projects in America’s national parks. Search all opportunities here by location, position title, or discipline. The application deadline for Summer 2023 positions is January 22, 2023.


National Park Service: Grand Teton National Park has a GS-07 Social Science Technician that is open until December 20th. More details at the link here.


Tahoe Mountain Club in Truckee, CA is hiring for an Assistant Engagement Manager.

The Assistant Engagement Manager is responsible for the coordination, promotion and execution of our robust Member Engagements (events) designed to “Unlock Unforgettable Mountain Moments” for our Members, their Families and Guests. Strong emphasis on promoting Club amenities, uniqueness, thought leadership, and connectedness to the Tahoe region. Daily interaction with Members and Member-facing communications, it is required that this candidate have polished communication skills, both written and verbal, and a drive for executing with excellence across everything they do.


The Bureau of Land Management in Idaho is hiring a Student Trainee (Outdoor Recreation Planner), GS-0099-03/04.

Details: Limit to 75 applications / Announcement No: ID-PTHWYS-23-11753653-AV
Opens: 12/09/2022 / Closes: 12/23/2022
Location: Multiple locations throughout Idaho /Full Performance Level: GS-07

To apply, click on this link: USAJOBS
For more information about BLM: BLM Careers Page

This position has eligibility to be converted to a term or perm appointment in the competitive service. Interns must meet the qualification requirements for the position to which converted. If converted to a permanent or term appointment, the anticipated target position will be with a full performance level of up to a GS-11, the target position and full performance level may change based on the need of the organization at that time. Interns must meet the qualification requirements for the position to which converted.


Stone Canyon Outdoor Edventures * Douglas County School District is hiring Outdoor Education Instructors

Start Date: Jan. 17, 2023 / End Date: May 23, 2023

We are seeking passionate and enthusiastic individuals to provide the very best outdoor education experience to the students of Colorado! With the Rampart Range of the Rockies as your setting, you will have the opportunity to lead 5th & 6th grade students in an expansive range of engaging curriculum and activities, mentor our High School Leads to become strong leaders, and grow professionally and personally in a dynamic working environment. We are looking for the best of the best to deliver academic content in a memorable fashion, positively lead young people, bring new ideas to continue developing the program, and be a part of a community that fosters growth. If this sounds appealing to you, then the mountains are calling!

TO APPLY: Email a Resume to the Program Manager.
Manager: Kelly Biasiolli Email: kbiasiolli@dcsdk12.org
For more information visit: www.stonecanyonedge.org/outdoored


Princeton University’s Outdoor Action (OA) program within the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students (ODUS) seeks an energetic, collaborative, and innovative candidate to serve as Program Coordinator.

Reporting to the director of Outdoor Action, the program coordinator will play a central role in the training and development of student leaders as well as the planning and implementation of the outdoor orientation program. Working collaboratively to develop programs that are inclusive and welcoming, the program coordinator works in assessing programs to meet the needs of the student population. This position supervises and serves as a mentor to student leaders in teaching and developing their skills to lead outdoor experiences for their peers. The program coordinator develops and manages experiential opportunities for student leaders to practice their skills in the field. In planning and implementing programs, the program coordinator works with University departments on logistics, risk, safety, and supplies.

For more details and how to apply, click here.


The Blue Ridge Music Center and Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation are seeking a qualified Associate Program Manager to join a team dedicated to promoting, presenting, and preserving traditional mountain music through the Blue Ridge Music Center’s programming and outreach. This person will help coordinate, produce, present, and promote weekly outdoor amphitheater concerts, daily Midday Mountain Music sessions at the Music Center, a series of small Sunday concerts highlighting traditional music and local artists at multiple sites on the Blue Ridge Parkway, as well as working on other events and/or programs online and at other locations across the region. Learn more at:



Carolina Panthers are hiring for multiple positions, including:

Stadium Operations Coordinator: This position is responsible for all aspects of Stadium Operations, which is inclusive of: general stadium upkeep, major stadium event set-up and breakdown, as well as support for all operations and events. Apply now!

Special Event Operations Coordinator: This position is responsible for assisting the Special Events Operations Manager by planning and executing private events as assigned at Bank of America Stadium. Apply now!

Assistant – Sports Field: This position is responsible for the day-to-day Bank of America Stadium & Practice field maintenance and preparation. Apply now!


The American Studies Association announces the open position of Program Coordinator, Membership and Events in Washington, DC. This team member will play a key role working with the ASA conference and membership. This is a fully remote position, except for occasional travel for in-person meetings. We are only requiring a 4-day work week (average 32 hours/week), yet the annual compensation should be competitive with comparable jobs requiring a 5-day and 40-hour work week.

This position reports to the Executive Director, works with graduate assistants, elected officers (National Council, Executive Committee), appointed leaders (conference organizers, prize committees), and chapters and institutional members at the local/regional level. Also works with employees of the ASA’s key partners.

EDUCATION: 4-Year Degree Required

Candidates seeking to apply should go here. Questions can be submitted through Idealist or emailed to: asastaff@theasa.net


NC State Athletics is hiring for an Equipment Manager

The Equipment Manager provides support for assigned olympic sports. The Equipment Manager communicates daily with Head Coaches, coaching staff, student athletes, trainers, Athletic Administration, alumni, vendors and NCAA and ACC officials. S/he will advise coaching staff, student athletes and trainers of equipment and services available. This is a full time position.


The Sports Medicine Division of the NC State Athletics Department is hiring for a Licensed Certified Athletic Trainer

Essential Job Duties : Serve as an Athletic Trainer within the Department of Athletics for Sports Medicine. The position is responsible for the care of student-athletes, to include prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of the injured student-athletes under the supervision of the team physician for assigned sport(s). Sport assignment(s) may be modified at the discretion of the Sports Medicine administrative personnel.

NC STATE Mental Health Partnership

NC State has announced a partnership with telehealth provider AcademicLiveCare. This new service will provide every degree-seeking NC State undergraduate and graduate student up to 12 free counseling sessions over the next year. The new platform launched on Tuesday, Dec. 6, and will complement the university’s existing counseling services through the Counseling Center to meet the needs of students.

Appointments are typically available within 24-48 hours. However, as this new service is implemented, wait times may vary. Students can also access immediate assistance through 24/7 in-the-moment counseling. With providers in all 50 states, students can access both of these services over winter break.

Therapists on AcademicLiveCare are part of the Amwell Medical Group. Each licensed and credentialed therapist undergoes a rigorous selection process to become part of the network.

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