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Recreation, Sport Pedagogy, and Consumer Sciences Internships & Careers

The Patton College’s Recreation, Sport Pedagogy, and Consumer Sciences Department provides a dedicated professional from the Career and Leadership Development Center (CLDC) to assist you with how to make the best use of your time at Ohio University. You can get assistance with finding internships; get help with professional development topics, including major and minor exploration, resume/cover letter preparation, writing personal statements, networking, and interview preparation; and finally get help to find a job after graduation.

The department and the CLDC provide RSPCS students with opportunities tailored to their major and plan panels, speakers, and field trips for career exploration.


To make an appointment, contact:

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Marcquis Parham
Assistant Director of Career and Leadership Development
Department of Recreation, Sport Pedagogy, and Consumer Sciences

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