The Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management

Employment Opportunities

The Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management at Clemson University is one of the largest of its type in North America, with 25 full-time faculty, 65 graduate (M.S. & Ph.D) and 500 undergraduate students. Clemson University is a land-grant institution located along the shores of Lake Hartwell in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Clemson is now ranked among the top 20 national public universities, according to U.S.News & World Report’s annual guide to “America’s Best Colleges” for 2015. The university is No. 20 on the list, its highest ranking and seventh consecutive year the school has been in the top 25.


Employment opportunities: Job Opportunities 

Internship opportunities: Internship Opportunities


***NEW*** Colleton County Recreation Position, Athletic Director, position open until filled

***NEW*** Kleinschmidt USA, Recreation & Environmental Specialist, Lexington, SC

***NEW*** University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Dean of the College of Applied Health Sciences

***NEW*** Westin Hotels and Resorts, Hilton Head Island 

Certification Opportunity - Naturalist Guide Certificate Program, Yellowstone Association (earn four undergraduate credits through the University of Montana Western).  This three week course runs April 10 at 7 pm – April 29 at 5 pm and is based in Gardiner, Montana. Much of the class is outdoors in Yellowstone National Park. Shared lodging is available for this course for a reduced rate at the Yellowstone Overlook Field Campus.