The Ability360 Sports & Fitness Center offers undergraduate and graduate internships in Recreation Therapy, Parks and Recreation, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Marketing, Journalism, and related fields.

An Internship is defined by Ability360 Sports & Fitness Center as 300 hours or more. If less than 300 hours are needed please refer to our Practicum Application.

The intern experience will include:

  • Hands on experience with specialized, inclusive, and adaptive recreation and fitness programs.
  • Exposure to a wide range of disabilities.
  • Exposure to all aspects of the Recreation and Fitness.
  • Exposure to all aspects of recreation administration (outreach, special events, fundraising, budgeting, program development, volunteer coordination, partnership development, marketing, and public relations).
  • Preparation for national certification exams.

Examples of activities interns will be exposed to, depending on the season, may include:

  • Aquatics
  • Rock Climbing
  • Court Sports
  • Fitness Classes
  • Day Camps
  • Weight Training
  • Social Recreation
  • Youth Programs

Application Deadlines:

    • Winter/Spring: October 1st*We are no longer accepting Recreation Therapy applications for the Spring of 2018
    • Summer: February 1st  *We are no longer accepting Recreation Therapy applications for the Summer of 2018
  • Fall: June 1st  *We are no longer accepting Recreation Therapy applications for the Fall of 2018



(Decisions may be made before deadline)

*Please note that all internships are unpaid. The only stipend we can guarantee is a free membership to our facility for the duration of an internship.


How to Apply
Download  Sports & Fitness Center Internship Application 

Complete and return to:
Ability360 Sports & Fitness Center
5031 E. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ85034

Recreation Therapy
Kelsey Bocken

Exercise Science/Kinesiology
Brielle Carter

Parks & Recreation
Sarah Olson

Loren Worthington

After we receive your completed application, you will be contacted.