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RPTS Career & Internship Fair
February 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
The 2018 RPTS Career & Internship Fair will be held on Wednesday, February 21, 2018; time 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM at the Memorial Student Center’s Bethancourt Ballroom, located on the Texas A&M University Campus. For information contact Jordyn Cowan (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Susan Scott (email@example.com).
This Career Fair presents an excellent opportunity for employers to meet with the outstanding undergraduate and graduate students of our department. Many of our students are seeking full-time, part-time, and internship positions within the fields of recreation, parks, tourism, hospitality, event management, community development and youth development. This is also a great opportunity to inform students about your organization and build industry connections.
In the RPTS department, undergraduate students focus their studies on one or more of the following emphasis areas: Tourism Management, Youth Development, Community Recreation & Park Administration, Event Management, and Parks & Conservation. Of the 400 undergraduate students in RPTS and CDEV, approximately 190 will graduate per year, and many will be seeking post-graduation positions. Each degree plan requires an internship of at least 400 hours of work (for 6 university credits) with a company or organization related to the student’s emphasis area. Positions used for internship credit may be paid or unpaid, and may be comprised of full-time work for one semester or part-time work for two or more semesters. Some of our 75 graduate students plan to attend the Career Fair as well to find internship and long-term employment opportunities related to tourism, park & natural resource management, youth development and related fields.
Below the list of employers who will be present (More employers may be added to this list).
- Girl Scouts of San Jacinto
- Camp Fern
- Texas 4-H Center
- Camp Olympia
- Lakeview Methodist Conference Center
- Daycation and Dunamai Summer Camps
- Vista Camps
- City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation
- Neal’s Lodges
- Experience Bryan College Station
- Texas Lions Camp, Inc.
- Austin Sunshine Camps
- Texas A&M Annenberg Presidential Conference Center
- Four Points by Sheraton College Station
- Grand Prairie Parks, Arts, and Recreation Department
- San Luis Resort
- City of Mont Belvieu
- Stoney Creek Ranch
- City of Bryan Parks and Recreation
- The Cove at BearX
- Typhoon Texas Waterpark
- T.F. Harper & Associates LP
- Far Flung Outdoor Center
- Moody Gardens, Inc.
- City of College Station Parks & Recreation
- Forest Glen Springs
- Messina Hof Winery
- Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa
- Houston Bridal Extravaganza
- Brazos Valley World Fest
- George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
- Hilton College Station & Conference Center
- TPWD/State Parks