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Spring Registration begins January 6th at 8:00am for Mesa residents and January 13th at 8:00am for non-residents. The main office of Mesa Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities Department has moved.  The new main office is located at 708 W. Baseline Road, #4, which is between Country Club Drive and Extension Road.


Internships City of Mesa Parks and Recreation

Internships with Mesa Parks, Recreation & Community Facilities

The Mesa Parks, Recreation & Community Facilities Department recognizes the exciting possibilities for learning that exists in an internship program. The City of Mesa values education and believes that students bring new ideas, new energy and new skills to the workforce. An internship with the City of Mesa offers insight into local government while sharpening your programming, planning, communication, and writing skills. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in Parks and Recreation Management, Recreation Therapy, Leisure Studies, Marketing, Exercise, Wellness or a related field.

Interns will be selected based on their initiative, willingness to learn, attitude, written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work well on a team.

Internship Job Description

Application deadlines:

  • Winter/Spring (January-April) – October 1st
  • Summer (May-August) – March 1st
  • Fall (September-December) – May 1st

Please note that Mesa does not currently accept Recreation Therapy interns for the summer semester.

To be considered for an internship, candidates must submit the following items:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Intern Application

Submit one copy of each of the documents listed above in PDF format to Beverlee.Nielsen@mesaaz.gov.