The practicum opportunity is designed to provide practical experience for students in the Department of Tourism, Recreation and Sport Management. Students will maintain a part-time workload in a setting appropriate to their specialization such as athletic programs, corporate and private event and meeting planners, visitors’ bureaus, sports commissions, theme parks and attractions, resorts, hotels, destination management organizations and sports agencies where significant learning possibilities exist. Through a practical experience such as this, the efficient application of knowledge, ideas, and skills in a realistic work setting can begin to occur.
The major objectives for the practicum experience are to enable the student to:
Below are examples of some of the activities, events, and projects appropriate to Tourism, Event, Recreation and Sport Management. Each site should include the responsibility of needs assessment, planning, implementing, and evaluating activities, events and projects throughout the semester under the supervision of the site.
Practicum Proposal Deadlines
Completed proposals must be submitted by the deadline for consideration
Please direct all practicum forms and questions to:
Douglas DeMichele, ED.D
Department of Tourism, Recreation and Sport Management
PO Box 118208
Gainesville, FL 32611-8208