Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Internship and Employment Opportunities in Suffolk, VA

Internship Openings:  Please note that Internships with Suffolk Parks & Recreation are un-paid and do fall under the City’s Volunteer Management Program.  Interested students are encouraged to check with their Schools Career Management Center and Academic Advisors about federal work study grants or stipend program opportunities that may be available through the school.
·         Parks & Recreation 360 Internship Experience
o   This internship position is based out of the Business Services Division of Parks & Recreation but is customized to the students career goals and the needs of the City.  Experience may include time in Athletics, Special Events, Parks, Before and After School Care, Fitness etc.  This internship experience provides the student with the ability to work in various areas of Parks & Recreation to gain a well-rounded and complete internship experience. 
·         Graphic Design & Marketing Intern
o   This internship position is designed for students who want to gain specific experience in graphic design and marketing for a Municipal Parks & Recreation Department.  The intern will assist with various aspects of marking including flyer development, writing press releases, assisting with online marketing and social media promotions etc.
To apply for an internship:  Students should submit a resume and cover letter to Jason Pittman, Recreation Supervisor at
Job Openings:
Suffolk Parks & Recreation currently has paid position openings in the areas listed below.  To apply online and check out the City’s Total Compensation Package, please visit  The City of Suffolk is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • PT Recreation Leader – Seasonal Outdoor Programs
    • NOTE:  Position closes on 11/23/15.
To apply for job openings:  Visit and follow the employment tab.

Jana has position descriptions for these opportunities. Please email and I can send the file as an attachment.

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