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.
- 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:
- Cover Letter
- Intern Application
Submit one copy of each of the documents listed above in PDF format to Beverlee.Nielsen@mesaaz.gov.