Therapeutic Recreation students gain valuable experience in the field their senior year. Listed below are the names of just a few of the places our students have completed senior internships:
Prior to the start of the senior internship, students are required to provide proof of certification in First Aid and CPR/AED Adult and Pediatrics and 400 documented hours of field experience.
Students graduating from the therapeutic recreation sequence who meet the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC) requirements are eligible to take the examination to become a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist.
Recreation Therapists work in these and many other environments:
Recreation Therapists also work alongside the following professions:
|Megan Kayfish||208 Bone Student Centerfirstname.lastname@example.org||(309) 438-2200|
|Rachel Smith, CTRS||McCormick Hall email@example.com||(309) 438-8368|
Interested in becoming an approved senior internship site? Current CTRSs please complete and submit Site Information Form and NCTRC Job Task Checklist forms (see below). TR faculty will review your application and contact you about approval as soon as possible. Academic Affiliation Agreements will need to be completed for all approved agencies before a student can begin the internship. Links to the two forms are provided below: