Careers and Internships

All of the programs within the Department of Recreation and Tourism Management enable students to get experience in the field. This is done primarily through our Cooperative Education program. Students in the diplomas complete two cooperative education work terms and students who complete the degree complete either another coop placement or an internship.

Graduates from our programs have found employment in many sectors of Recreation and Tourism, through out British Columbia, Canada and International destinations. Some of these include:

  • Chambers of Commerce
  • Resorts and Lodges
  • Walt Disney World
  • Regional District of Nanaimo
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Kayak and Tour companies
  • Boy's and Girls Club
  • YMCA and YWCA
  • Cruise Lines
  • Municipalities Community Development