Diverse opportunities are available to students for spring, summer, and fall internships. Students obtain a well-rounded educational and clinical learning experience from working in the department’s many service areas.
Internship programs run for 14 consecutive weeks and include 40 hours per week.
Observe, assist, and eventually lead all scheduled groups
Initiate one-on-one sessions, assessments, and interventions with patients
Observe and participate in staff meetings, in-service trainings, patient review rounds, and information sharing with appointed supervisor
Participate in all intervention planning, evaluation, and documentation
Complete a case study of a patient in assigned area
Complete a final project to benefit patients and/or the Rehabilitation Therapies Department
Maintain open communication with your Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) supervisor