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Join one of the fastest growing, future-thinking, creatively inclined professional teams in the country. We are committed to offering you the opportunity to exchange ideas, share experiences, and achieve personal fulfillment, all while bolstering your professional portfolio.

Our interns are fully integrated into our full-time staff. While responsibilities vary by position and year, all individuals are valued, treated as professional staff, and will develop an in-depth perspective of our organization and operations.

Help us leave a legacy not only here in Madison, but in the field of campus recreation and wellbeing.

We’re building a movement, and we want you to join us.


Explore our current openings on the UW Jobs Board. Apply to join our team and our movement.


Academic Year Internships

Academic year internships are approximate and will run mid-August through May.

Check back in January 2024 for opportunities to join our team next year.

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Perks & Details

Cool stuff you get:

  • Access to Rec Well facilities, programs, and services.
  • $900 of professional development support.
  • Registration costs are covered for the following:
    • WIRSA State Conference
    • NIRSA Region III Student Lead On Conference

Internship details:

  • Academic year internships are limited-time employments lasting 9 months or 1,043 total hours
  • Internship dates are approximate and will run mid-August to May
  • Interns will be compensated at a rate of $21.50/hour for an average of 30 hours/week
  • Allotted time off for university breaks (approximately four weeks unpaid)
  • Position requires a criminal background investigation and valid driver’s license
  • Housing, benefits, and health insurance not included

Summer Internships

Check back in January 2024 for opportunities to join our team next summer.

Why Our Internship is Right For You

Our human capital values of communicating effectively, collaborative and innovative idea generation, recognition of achievements, and commitment to cultivating a healthy environment, are what motivate us to provide you an exceptional experience.

During this internship experience, you will be provided the resources, support, and opportunities to:

  • Write your story as a professional for whichever career path is best for you.
  • Weave relationships with forward-thinking and motivated students and professionals.
  • Welcome personal growth and self-exploration for yourself.
  • Widen your abilities as a leader, innovator, and decision-maker.
  • Wow your future employer.

Learn More

For more information about our professional internship program, please contact Alec Triggiano at or at (608) 890 – 3906.

(608) 890 – 3906