Skipstone Adventures Summer Internship Program

 

The Summer Internship Program at Skipstone allows college students the opportunity to learn and grow in leadership, discipline, small or large group management, recreation site development and program planning/facilitation while working under seasoned and experienced camp and education professionals. 

 

Overview

  • The Internship Program runs for a consecutive, 12 week session each summer

  • Housing and living allowance stipend will be provided 

  • Internship will involve: leadership training, program facilitation, facilities building

  • Interns will be under the supervision of the Executive Director, Randy Freeman

 

Requirements

  • At least two years of college (preferably in the area of Education, Recreation or Outdoor Education)

  • Availability for entire 12 week session (some flexibility allowed)

  • Be physically fit to meet the challenge of working outside daily in hot climate

  • Have 2 personal reference letters and 1 educational reference letter

  • Good communication skills

  • Weekly team accountability meetings with Executive Director 

  • CPR/First Aid is a plus but not required (will have opportunity to receive this training)

  • Maturity and trustworthiness to work alone with integrity

  • Basic construction skills needed for facilities building (ropes course, etc)

 

How To Apply

  • Complete the “Summer Intern Application” & “Criminal Background Check”

  • Email those two forms, your resume, three reference letters with a cover letter to Randy Freeman at randyfreeman@skipstoneadventures.org by April 15th

  • The Admin Team will call you to confirm an interview time (either in-person or Skype)

  • All intern positions will be filled by May 1st. Internship Sessions will begin on the Monday of the 3rd week of May. 

Skipstone admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available. Skipstone does not discriminate on the basis of race in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarships, local programs, athletic programs, and other Skipstone administered programs.