Therapeutic Recreation Internship

600 hours - Full time
Monday - friday
8am - 4pm
[fall -spring - summer]

The Milieu Center offers a full time, 600 hour, unpaid Therapeutic Recreation internship program which satisfies NCTRC and CBRPC internship criteria.  This highly structured internship program is offered three times per year corresponding to the start of the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters.  Intern hours are Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm. 

We firmly believe in the relationship between The Milieu Center, student and university.  The Milieu Center staff is committed to working as part of this team to help the student achieve the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to be a successful certified Recreation Therapist.


The following internship program goals and objectives are based on The Milieu Center's needs, NCTRC and CBRPC internship requirements, and Grote and Hasl (1998):

  1. Provide students with the opportunity to apply APIE process in a clinical setting.
  2. Offer students an internship program that satisfies NCTRC and CBRPC certification requirements.
  3. Provide opportunities for students to gain insight into and perspectives on the TR profession.


Please review the Recreation Therapy Intern Job Description.  If you're interested in the internship position, please contact Calvin Hackett ( or 916.779.2009) at least two months prior to your desired start date.  We look forward to hearing from you!