Unpaid Intern - Recreation Therapy - Spring/Summer

Charter House
Why Mayo Clinic
You are invited to be a part of Charter House, Mayo Clinic’s only Retirement Community, as a Recreation Therapy Intern. If you have a passion and desire to enrich the lives and touch the hearts of older adults, consider joining our team in providing compassionate and high quality care and services.

Charter House is renowned for excellence in both the service and care provided to its residents. Home to residents from around the world, Charter House brings together in one location a diverse selection of resident choices, lifestyle options, services, healthcare and amenities.
Position description
To gain understanding and experience on developing, implementing and evaluating programs and services to meet the needs of residents. Some tasks may include conducting assessments, program planning & implementation, and participating in other Charter House Recreation Therapy Program events and activities.
Candidates should be actively enrolled in pursuit of a Recreation Therapy undergraduate degree.
Additional qualifications
Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work well independently and in a group setting.
Must be comfortable working with older adults.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
This is an unpaid internship with no stipend.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
This is an unpaid internship that must be a minimum of 15 weeks, but may be increased to meet school requirements.

The intern will typically work 30-40 hours per week Monday through Friday; 8 hour shifts between 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Weekend schedule
Will rotate with staff covering weekends.
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
Internships and Summer Opportunities, Other Patient Care
Career profile
Charter House
Job posting number
Tammy Pfeifer
Equal opportunity employer
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.