Current StudentsPage address: http://ahn.mnsu.edu/rpls/currentstudents.html
Summer Job Fair – Wed. January 30th 9:30-1:30 - EVENT CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS
Stop by to see a large selection of organizations and agencies that are looking to fill both full and part time positions and practicum and internship opportunities. These agencies come from all over Minnesota and out-of-state so no matter where you plan to be this summer there is something for you.
Camp Lincoln and Camp Lake Hubert
Carver County Parks
Easter Seals Wisconsin
Eden Prairie Parks and Recreation
Roseville Parks and Recreation
|Alpha Media- Mankato||Anoka county Parks||Camp Foster YMCA|
|Camp Northern Star||Camp Sweet Life Adventures, Inc.||Camp Victory|
|City of Mankato||City of Spring Lake Park||Columbia Heights Recreation|
|Confidence Learning Center||Girl Scouts Lakes and Pines||Girl scouts of Greater Iowa – Summer Camps|
|Green Lake Lutheran Ministries||Kerfoot Canopy Tour||Luther Park Bible Camp|
|Lutherans Outdoors in South Dakota||Mankato Area Public Schools’ Community Education and Recreation Department||Minnesota Department of Natural Resources|
|MN DNR – Flandrau State Park||Mount Olivet Rolling acres||MRCI|
|New Ulm Park and Recreation||North Star Camp||Olmsted County Parks|
|Shakopee Parks and Recreation||Skyhawks Sports – Minnesota||Tamahay Camp for Girls|
|Trout Lake Camps||US Army Corp of Engineers||Voyageurs Lutheran Ministry|
|Washington County||Waterfront Restoration, LLC.||
Pathways Lutheran Outdoor Ministries
Joanne Ardolf Decker Scholarship - Wed. Feb 27th, 2019 12:00 NOON
Don and Pat Buchanan Scholarship - Wed Feb 27th, 2019 12:00 NOON
Additional Scholarship Opportunities
City of Mankato - The City of Mankato is looking for assistance with inventory of palygrounds and entering them into the Cartegraph asset management system, create and implement a playground inspection checklist in the Cartegraph and also inventory all nebches and their locations, and also update the park reservation page. Work can occur anytime between 7am and 3:30 pm M-F. Contact email@example.com for more information.
ELK's Nature Center - Nature Center Docents Needed. Please consider giving a minimum of 5 hours pwer month to this cause. The Center is open Tuesday and Thursday 5-9 pm and every other weekend Friday - Sunday 12-5 pm. firstname.lastname@example.org
Darby's Dancers, Dance Express - Dance Express is proud to add the new special needs program "Darby's Dancers" to its schedule. Darby's Dancer is a non profit. The Darby's Dancer program is designed to provide dance education to children with special needs at no cost to their families and offer a foudnation for inclusion with other dancers within an established dance organization. Each child is paired with a one-on-one volunteer that acts as thier personal coach. No dance experience is necessary. Contact Dance Express for more information 507-625-3865 or email@example.com.
YMCA STRIDE - We are recruiting both PAID and UNPAID (volunteer) Coaches for our teams! Students can obtain between 2-10 hours of volunteer work a week. Our program runs twice weekly on either M/W or T/TH with 10 different sites around town. New this season - STRIDE has partnered with the Mankato Chapter Miracle League to create an inclusive environment for boys of all abilities. This group is mainly focusing on working with middle school boys from the Minnesota Autism Center and will be branching out to future seasons to other populations and ablities.
MRCI Workforce - Whether you enjoy music, arts, wellness or any recreational activity, we'd love to have you! No special experience needed. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
2019 National Outdoor Recreation Conference - May 6-May 9, 2019, Rapid City SD. More information can be found here: https://www.recpro.org/2019-conference
Why get an internship before applying for your first "Big Kid" job?
Read the blog written by our own Dr. Kristi Montandon for the Career Development Center regarding why you should get an internship. Check it out here: http://blog.mnsu.edu/cdc/?p=349
Minnesota Recreation and Park Association - Student Membership
Student Membership Rate is $10.00 and apply to those that are full-time undergraduate or graduate students pursing a degree in recreation, leisure services, or related fields at any university, community college or vocational school. Members receive job postings and internship/volunteer announcements, they can connect with professional mentors, are invited to the annual conference with paid lunch, receive Member Connection, MRPA's quarterly newsletter, receive reduced rates for educational training, conferences and workshops, scholarship opportunities and many more fantastic membership benefits. Visit mnrpa.org for more information or call 763-571-1305 x100.
Rethinking The Role Of A Conservation Officer
The DNR's Ken Soring wants officers making big-picture decisions and recruits with passion for natural resources. The article featured in the StarTribune by Dennis Anderson indicates that the DNR will hire people with a background in resource management and then pay for them to attend Law Enforcement school. See the article here: http://www.startribune.com/sports/outdoors/240661281.html?page=1&c=y
Students are encouraged to join the Minnesota Therapeutic Recreation Association (MTRA) for free. When you join the MTRA you are able to view recently posted TR jobs among many other benefits. To join please click on the following link: http://www.mtra.memberlodge.org/Default.aspx?pageId=1058787
Public Service Loan Forgiveness
In the May 2013 edition of Parks & Recreation was an article on Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Many public park and recreation professionals are unaware of this opportunity. The learn more about this please view the article.