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Careers in Therapeutic Recreation
Careers in Outdoor Recreation
Careers in Volunteer Management
Careers in Youth Services
Careers in Travel and Tourism
Careers in Campus Recreation and Student Services
Careers in Sports and Recreation

Careers in Therapeutic Recreation

National Therapeutic Recreation Society

This national professional association has a link all about career information in therapeutic recreation.
www.nrpa.org


American Therapeutic Recreation Association

This national professional association publishes both a general overview of careers in therapeutic recreation
www.atra-tr.org/careerinfo.htm
and announcements of specific employment opportunities in the field
www.atra-tr.org/employmentupdate.htm

  
New York State Therapeutic Recreation Association (NYSTRA)
www.nystra.org

  
Bureau of Labor Statistics

information on the field
http://stats.bls.gov/oco/ocos082.htm

  
Therapeutic Recreation Directory
Resources for professionals in therapeutic recreation, including job notices
www.recreationtherapy.com/trjob.htm

Careers in Outdoor Recreation

Student Conservation Association (SCA)

Site includes internships and career information in outdoor recreation resource management  
www.sca-inc.org

 
Outdoor Action Guide to Outdoor/Environmental Careers (by Princeton University)

Overview of employment opportunities in outdoor recreation  
www.princeton.edu/~oa/jobs/careeroe.html

 
American Camping Association (ACA)

Camping professionals, including camp owners, directors, administrators and staff. The organization also has a program for camp accreditation.  
www.aca-camps.org

 
Coalition for Education in the Outdoors (CEO)

Professionals providing educational experiences in and about the outdoors  
www.outdooredcoalition.org

 
National Association for Interpretation (NAI)

Organization for those who interpret natural and cultural history for park visitors (commonly known as ranger talks at the parks).  
www.nai-link.org

 
North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE)

Organization for those who educate people about environmental issues in both formal (classroom) and non-formal (nature centers, camps, etc.) settings.   http://naaee.org

 
Association for Experiential Education (AEE)

Organization for those who educate people through experiences. Includes a wide variety of jobs (ropes course facilitators, wilderness trips, teachers, etc.).   www.aee.org

 
Wilderness Education Association (WEA)

Organization for those who lead wilderness trips.  
www.ebl.org/wea

  
GORP

www.gorp.com

Volunteer Management

Energize Inc.

Resources for professionals in volunteer management, including job bulletin.  
www.energizeinc.com

 
Opportunity Nocs.org

National directory of employment opportunities in non-profit organizations.  
www.opportunitynocs.org  

Youth Services

YMCA of the USA (and International)

Jobs and volunteer opportunities in the U.S and abroad. Search a YMCA facility nearest you and contact for more information.
www.ymca.net

Travel and Tourism

International Festivals and Events Association

Association of professionals who plan and coordinate festivals and events; includes job bulletin.  
www.ifea.com

 
Meeting Planners International

Provides information on education and events, membership, news, publications, and professional resources for those interested in careers as meeting planners.   www.mpiweb.org

 
International Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus (IACVB)

This listing contains contact information for IACVB member convention and visitor bureaus, listed alphabetically by the country and city in which the office is located.   www.iacvb.org

 
Resort and Commercial Recreation Association

Site for a national professional association, including job bulletin.  
www.r-c-r-a.org

 
American Hospitality Academy

Introduces interested travel and tourism students to the exciting world of working within resorts and hotels. Jobs, internships, and training available.  
www.rrtm.com

 
Travel and Tourism Research Association

The International Association of Travel Marketing and Research Professionals  
www.ttra.com

 
Hospitality Careers

Provides a forum for the hospitality executives and the hospitality employers seeking opportunities both in the domestic and the international markets. Listing potential employers, resumes, services and job listings.  
www.hospitalitycareers.net

Careers in Campus Recreation and Student Services

Career Services in Higher Education Student Services

National association of student personnel administration.
www.naspa.org


 National Association of College Activities

Student activities professional organizations.
www.naca.org

  
National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association
www.nirsa.org

  
Association of College Unions International

International association of student activities professionals.
http://acuiweb.org/indexn.asp

Careers in Sports and Recreation

National Intramural-Recreation Sports Association

Professional organization dedicated to development of intramural/recreation sports and fitness programs.  
www.nirsa.org/

New York Times Job Search Engine

Click on the Sports, Recreation & Leisure Jobs link.  
www.sportsjobs.com