American Therapeutic Recreation Association

Job & Internship Opportunities

Senior intership

National Institues of Health

Location: Bethesda, MD
Semesters: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter

Posted On: 05/07/2015

Population Age: Adolescents, Adults, Children, Older Adults
Population Characteristics: Behavioral/Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, Physical Disabilities
Primary Setting: Acute Care Hospital
Housing Available: No
Number of CTRs Employed at Facility/Agency: 15

Stipends or Other Benefits: No

Students accepted for an NIH internship experience will have the benefit of a complete formal orientation, supervision by a certified recreation therapist (CTRS) and continuing clinical education which includes hands-on clinical practice. Students will assess patients and develop treatment plans. Interns will be given feedback, both informal and formal supervision, coaching and encouragement. Interns at NIH will be expected to chart via computer, attend at least one seminar or grand rounds per week, and practice many of the skills learned in their academic curriculum.

Contact Information

Donna Gregory


How to Apply