Student Employment

FIND YOUR RIGHT PLACE

Our student employees are the heart of RecSports and we value their unique skills, passions, and perspectives! RecSports offers a dynamic and fun work environment with flexible scheduling, a student-centered approach, professional development opportunities, and staff appreciation events throughout the year. Go ahead and click around, you may just find something you like!

OUR PHILOSOPHY

The Department of Recreational Sports is committed to developing student employees by cultivating a community that fosters self-discovery, collaborative learning, inclusion, and autonomy. We believe employment at RecSports provides experiential learning that enriches student success today and uniquely prepares young leaders for career and life endeavors tomorrow.

ACADEMIC INTERN POSITIONS

We enjoy hosting interns at RecSports! Descriptions of each role are included in the table below. 

POSITION TITLE,  DESCRIPTION, AND DETAILS SPRING 2023 APPLICATIONS due  SUMMER 2023 APPLICATIONS due
ESports Intern October 7 March 8
Fitness Intern October 7 March 8
Lake Wauburg Event Management Intern Closed March 8
Operations Intern October 7 March 8
Outdoor Recreation Intern October 7 March 8
Risk Management Intern Closed March 8
Sport Programs Communications Intern October 7 March 8

STUDENT EMPLOYMENT

To apply for student employee positions, reference the job description below and visit the  Careers at UF portal where all open applications can be found.

POSITION TITLE,  DESCRIPTION, AND DETAILS SUMMER/FALL 2023 APPLICATION DATES FALL 2023 APPLICATION DATES
AQUATICS & RISK MANAGEMENT
Aquatics Lifeguard

February 6 - March 5

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Mid June 2023 

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Water Safety Instructor

February 6 - March 5

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Mid June 2023

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Safety Associate February 6 - March 5 Mid June 2023
CORE
CORE Associate February 6 - March 5 Mid June 2023
TRiP Leader

February 6 - March 5

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Mid June 2023

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FITNESS & WELLNESS
Group Fitness Instructor

February 6 - March 5

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Mid June 2023

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Personal Trainer

February 6 - March 5

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Mid June 2023

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Wellness Associate

Closed

Mid June 2023

LAKE WAUBURG
Lake Wauburg Associate & Climbing Wall Operator February 6 - March 5 Mid June 2023
Waterfront Lifeguard February 6 - March 5 Mid June 2023
Challenge/Ropes Course Facilitator February 6 - March 5 Mid June 2023
MARKETING
Multimedia Assistant February 6 - March 5 Mid June 2023
Graphic Designer Closed Mid June 2023
Marketing Assistant Closed Mid June 2023
MEMBER SERVICES
Member Services Associate February 6 - March 5 Mid June 2023
OPERATIONS
Operations Associate February 6 - March 5 Mid June 2023
SPORTS PROGRAMS
Officials and Scorekeepers

February 6 - March 5

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Mid June 2023

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TALENT MANAGEMENT
Talent Management Associate Closed Mid June 2023