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University of Iowa News Release

Jan. 31, 2005

Camp And Recreation Fair Set For Feb. 8 At Iowa Memorial Union

The University of Iowa Career Center will hold a Camp and Recreation Fair Tuesday, Feb. 8, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Second Floor Ballroom of the Iowa Memorial Union. All students seeking summer jobs and internships are encouraged to attend.

More than 50 organizations offering summer jobs and internships in the camp and recreation fields will be attending. These organizations are from various locations including New York and Colorado and are seeking students from all majors. 

"Students can gain valuable leadership, communication, teamwork and public interaction experience from summer employment or an internship with a camp or recreation department," said Angi Schumacher, associate director of marketing at the UI Career Center. Students in majors such as education, rehabilitation therapies, leisure studies, education, psychology and social work will especially benefit from this real-world experience, she added.

For a full list of participating organizations, please visit:

The Camp and Recreation fair is also seeking student volunteers; please call 319-335-3531 if you are interested.

The UI Career Center provides services to students and alumni from the University of Iowa. Services available include career and major exploration, assessment tools, career advising, job and internship search resources such as UI Employment Expo, and an online recruiting system. Among its services, the Career Center hosts several career fairs annually, provides career education programs for students, and conducts mock interviews. The office is located at 24 Phillips Hall, at 16 N. Clinton Street. For more information, please call 319-335-3531 or visit

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

MEDIA CONTACT: George McCrory, 319-384-0012,; Program: Angi Schumacher, UI Career Center, 319-335-1023