Sports and Fitness


The Ability360 Sports & Fitness Center offers undergraduate and graduate internships in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Recreational Therapy, Parks and Recreation, 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:

  • Spring: Rolling; Please check with preferred department.
  • Fall: Rolling; Please check with preferred department.
  • Summer: Rolling; Please check with preferred department.
  • (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.

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

Exercise Science/Kinesiology
Brielle Carter, M.S.

Recreation Therapy
Miranda Vaughn, CTRS

Parks & Recreation
Nick Pryor, M.S.

John Beaubien

Non-Profit Leadership
Gus LaZear

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