Fall 2021 Guidance/COVID-19 Information


Careers in Therapeutic Recreation

American Therapeutic Recreation Association

This national professional association publishes both a general overview of careers in therapeutic recreation and announcements of specific employment opportunities in the field.  

New York State Therapeutic Recreation Association (NYSTRA)  

Therapeutic Recreation Directory

Resources for professionals in therapeutic recreation, including job notices

Careers in Outdoor Recreation

Student Conservation Association (SCA)

Site includes internships and career information in outdoor recreation resource management  

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

Overview of employment opportunities in outdoor recreation   

American Camping Association (ACA)

Camping professionals, including camp owners, directors, administrators and staff. The organization also has a program for camp accreditation. 

Coalition for Education in the Outdoors (CEO)

Professionals providing educational experiences in and about the outdoors

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).  

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.

Wilderness Education Association (WEA)

Organization for those who lead wilderness trips.  

Volunteer Management

Energize Inc.

Resources for professionals in volunteer management, including job bulletin.    

Opportunity Nocs.org

National directory of employment opportunities in non-profit organizations.  

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.

Travel and Tourism

International Festivals and Events Association

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

Meeting Planners International

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

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.

Resort and Commercial Recreation Association

Site for a national professional association, including job bulletin.    

American Hospitality Academy

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

Travel and Tourism Research Association

The International Association of Travel Marketing and Research Professionals   

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.  

Careers in Campus Recreation and Student Services

Career Services in Higher Education Student Services

National Association of Student Personnel Administration.

National Association of College Activities

Student activities professional organizations. 

National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association

Association of College Unions International

International association of student activities professionals.

Careers in Sports and Recreation

National Intramural-Recreation Sports Association

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

New York Times Job Search Engine

Click on the Sports, Recreation & Leisure Jobs link.