Here at Rocky Mountain Adaptive, we aim to provide opportunities for students interested in adaptive sports and recreation, fundraising, development, marketing and more. Our Practicum Students gain professional experience and knowledge in these fields with hands on experience in all aspects of programming and have the opportunity to expand their people and technical skills.
Students can gain more knowledge about their field of study and gain real world job experience working for a non-profit organization. Intern positions range from part-time (as little as ten hours/week) up to full time positions for three to four months. Each placement is catered to your interest and availability of time. Positions may be adapted to suit each students need and requirements. Background checks are required.
If you are interested in fullfilling a practicum or internship placement with us, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, mentioning the following information:
- date/term availability
- available hours to complete your placement with RMA
- why you would like to complete a practicum with RMA
- skills that you wish to progress as part of the practicum
- activities that you would like to take part in with RMA
- any other pertinent information
University of Alberta & University of Calgary
University of Alberta & University of Calgary applicants may apply directly through their university and view the Practicum Placement Job Description. Upon application, students will be required to complete a short interview with Rocky Mountain Adaptive.
All Other Universities
We welcome applications from those enrolled at any other university or college. Applicants will need to make their own arrangements with their university/college in order to take part in a placement with us. After contacting us to confirm your interest in working with us, we will then arrange an informal interview to make sure applicants are the right fit for Rocky Mountain Adaptive. Please note that these roles are unpaid. Applicants will need to secure their own accommodation, and visas (if required). Placements/work experience periods range from 1 – 6 months, and may be adapted to suit the applicants experience.
Winter Application Deadline: October 1
Winter Internship: January – April
Summer Application Deadline: March 1
Summer Internship: May – August
Fall Application Deadline: June 1
Fall Internship: September – December