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NSCD offers internships in therapeutic recreation, recreation management, experiential education, sports/non-profit management, development and marketing.

College students and developing professionals are encouraged to apply. Interns must currently be enrolled in a University with affiliated coursework; recent graduates or experienced professionals are eligible for the concurrent fieldwork program following the intern application process. The NSCD can customize an internship to meet course requirements; we encourage students of Therapeutic Recreation, Adaptive Physical Education, Recreation Studies, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and related fields to apply!

Programming Internships are based around 7 day a week / year round programming and require weekend and evening work.  Scroll down for position categories descriptions and further information.

Therapeutic Recreation Internships and Application Information
Winter Program Internship, Winter Park, CO
Summer Program Internship, Winter Park, CO

Adaptive Sports / Programming Internships and Application Information
Winter Program Internship, Winter Park, CO
Summer Program Internship, Winter Park, CO
Program Internship, Denver, CO

Marketing/Special Events Internship, Denver, CO


Therapeutic Recreation Internships and Application Information

Winter Program Internship, Winter Park, CO
application deadline: October 15, 2017

NSCD is an adaptive recreation and sports organization (not a clinical setting), similar to a community based program. Winter Program Internships are overseen by a CTRS and meet the NCTRC guidelines. Non CTRS applicants are also encouraged to apply.

Interns have the opportunity to have a tremendous amount on hands on interactions with participants. It is a very active internship focused on Adaptive Alpine and Nordic skiing; other opportunities may include Paralympic athlete training, snowshoe, curling, sled hockey and other related winter outdoor activities. This internship has little down time; and we are not a clinical setting.

Interns will have the opportunity to review client files, assess, develop treatment plans and programming, train and lead group activities, complete progress notes, and make goal related recommendations.

If you are not directly affiliated with a University, follow the same applicant process, on the top of the application, complete the section to note your status.

Location:                              Winter Park, CO
Application deadline:       October 15, 2017
Duration:                             Late December – April
Specific dates can be planned around University requirements
Housing:                              Limited opportunities available
Overview:                            Programming is adaptive adventure based

Winter Program Internship Description

Internship Application

Applicant Questions

Please submit resume, questions, University requirements and application to jobs@nscd.org
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Summer Program Internship, Winter Park, CO
application deadline: March 15, 2018

NSCD is an adaptive recreation and sports organization (not a clinical setting), similar to a community based program. Summer Program Internships are overseen by a CTRS and meet the NCTRC guidelines. Non CTRS applicants are also encouraged to apply.

Interns have the opportunity to have a tremendous amount on hands on interactions with participants. It is a very active internship focused on rafting, resort activities, hiking, camping, and lake front days without a lot of down time; we are not a clinical setting.

Interns will have the opportunity to review client files, assess, develop treatment plans and programming, train and lead group activities, complete progress notes, and make goal related recommendations.

If you are not directly affiliated with a University, follow the same applicant process, on the top of the application, complete the section to note your status.

Location:                             Winter Park, CO
Application deadline:       March 15, 2018
Duration:                             May through August, specific dates can be planned around University requirements
Housing:                              Limited opportunities available
Overview:                            Programming is adaptive adventure based: including rafting, canoeing, camping, resort activities and therapeutic horseback riding.

Detailed criteria found on the internship description.

Summer Program Internship Description

Internship Application

Applicant Questions

Please submit resume, questions, University requirements and application to jobs@nscd.org

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Adaptive Sports / Programming Internships and Application Information

Winter Program Internship, Winter Park, CO
application deadline:
October 15, 2017

NSCD is an adaptive recreation and sports organization (not a clinical setting), similar to a community based program. Winter Program Internships are overseen by a CTRS and meet the NCTRC guidelines. Non CTRS applicants are also encouraged to apply.

Interns have the opportunity to have a tremendous amount on hands on interactions with participants. It is a very active internship focused on Adaptive Alpine and Nordic skiing; other opportunities may include Paralympic athlete training, snowshoe, curling, sled hockey and other related winter outdoor activities. This internship has little down time; and we are not a clinical setting.

Interns will have the opportunity to review client files, assess, develop treatment plans and programming, train and lead group activities, complete progress notes, and make goal related recommendations.

If you are not directly affiliated with a University, follow the same applicant process, on the top of the application, complete the section to note your status.

Location:                              Winter Park, CO
Application deadline:       October 15, 2017
Duration:                             Late December – April
Specific dates can be planned around University requirements
Housing:                              Limited opportunities available
Overview:                            Programming is adaptive adventure based

Winter Program Internship Description

Internship Application

Applicant Questions

Please submit resume, questions, University requirements and application to jobs@nscd.org

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Summer Program Internship, Winter Park, CO
application deadline: March 15, 2018

NSCD is an adaptive recreation and sports organization (not a clinical setting), similar to a community based program. Summer Program Internships are overseen by a CTRS and meet the NCTRC guidelines. Non CTRS applicants are also encouraged to apply.

Interns have the opportunity to have a tremendous amount on hands on interactions with participants. It is a very active internship focused on rafting, resort activities, hiking, camping, and lake front days without a lot of down time; we are not a clinical setting.

Interns will have the opportunity to review client files, assess, develop treatment plans and programming, train and lead group activities, complete progress notes, and make goal related recommendations.

If you are not directly affiliated with a University, follow the same applicant process, on the top of the application, complete the section to note your status.

Location:                             Winter Park, CO
Application deadline:       March 15, 2018
Duration:                             May through August, specific dates can be planned around University requirements
Housing:                              Limited opportunities available
Overview:                            Programming is adaptive adventure based: including rafting, canoeing, camping, resort activities and therapeutic horseback riding.

Detailed criteria found on the internship description.

Summer Program Internship Description

Internship Application

Applicant Questions

Please submit resume, questions, University requirements and application to jobs@nscd.org

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Program Internship, Denver, CO
application deadline: accepted on a rolling basis, flexible internship dates

NSCD is an adaptive recreation and sports organization (not a clinical setting). Program internships are based off programming that operates year round, based out of Denver, CO. Programming is adventure based recreation, sports leagues, clinics and camps located in the Denver Metro area. Program internships are supervised by the Program Director. CTRS opportunities may be available in late 2018.  Non CTRS applicants are encouraged to apply.

Interns have the opportunity to have a tremendous amount on hands on interactions with participants. This very active internship is focused on paddle sports, lake front days, multi day camps and sport specific clinics without a lot of down time.

Interns will have the opportunity to review client files, assess, develop treatment plans and programming, train and lead group activities, complete progress notes, and make goal related recommendations.

If you are not directly affiliated with a University, follow the same applicant process; on the top of the application, complete the section to note your status.

Location:                              Denver, CO; based out of Mile High Stadium
Application deadline:       Accepted on a rolling basis
Duration:                             Specific dates can be planned around University requirements

Detailed criteria found on the internship description.

Program Internship Description

Internship Application

Applicant Questions

Please submit resume, questions, University requirements and application to jobs@nscd.org

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Marketing/Special Events Internship, Denver, CO
application deadline: accepted on a rolling basis

The Marketing/ Special Event internship start dates and duration of internship are made on a case by case basis. Candidates must be currently enrolled in Junior or Senior college level courses. The internship opportunities may include print, digital and social media support, photography, corporate relationship projects and program support. The NSCD special events include four signature events held throughout the year featuring touch points focused on fulfilling the NSCD mission.

Marketing and Special Events Internship Description

Internship Application

Please submit resume, questions, University requirements and application to jobs@nscd.org

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