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Recreation Resource Management

What is Recreation Resource Management? Related Careers
Related Skills Job & Internship Search Links
Career Planning Links Professional Association Links
Miscellaneous Links OSU Recreation Resource Management Program

What is Recreation Resource Management?

According to Wikipedia, "Leisure studies is a branch of the social sciences that focuses on understanding and analyzing leisure. Tourism and recreation are common topics of leisure research."

Recreation and Leisure Studies - What Can I Do with This Degree? pdf - lists the industry areas, employers, and strategies for using your degree.

Related Careers

Account Executive Fitness Specialist Professional Sports Scout
Activities Director Flight Attendant Professor
Activity Therapist Forest Conservation Technician Project Research Director
Adventure Travel Coordinator Forester Property Manager
Advertising Director Golf Course Operations Manager Public Relations Manager
Aerobics Instructor Grounds Manager Range Conservationist
Arts & Crafts Director Group Home Manager Recreation Leader
Athletic Trainer Health Services Administrator Recreation Programmer
Barkeep Hotel Detective Recreation Specialist
Camp Director Housing Management Officer Recreational Therapist
Camp Personne; Human-Service Assistant Resort Manager
Child Life Specialist Leisure Time Specialist Restaurant Manager
Coach Local Commercial Recreation Planner Scout Leader
Convention Planner Lodging Manager Social Worker
Cruise Director Marriage & Family Therapist Sociologist
Cruise Ship Activity Director Military Recreation Specialist Sports Instructor
Director of Non-Profit Organization Natural Resource Recreation Director Superintendent
Director of Parks & Recreation Nature Interpreter Teacher
Dude Ranch Manager Occupational Therapist Therapeutic Recreation Specialist
Event Planner Outdoor Guide Tourism Director
Event Promoter Outdoor Specialist Transportation Director
Executive Housekeeper Park Attendant Travel Agent
Facilities Manager Park Ranger Travel Writer/Blogger
Faculty Supervisor Parks Recreation Manager Wildlife Specialist
Fish & Game Warden Peace Corps Volunteer Youth Worker

Related Skills

Communication Skills (Oral & Written) Leadership Skills Patience
Detail Oriented Motivator People Skills
Enjoy Working with Others Organization Skills Problem Solving Skills

Job & Internship Search Links

USAJobs.gov - check out the Students and Recent Grads section and the Federal Jobs by College Major for a listing of job titles related to your major.

Hospitality Net

Resort Jobs.com


Adventure Sports Online


Eco Jobs

Job Monkey

Cool Works

Blue Fish Jobs

Career Planning Links

Occupational Outlook Handbook -  the following links also provide a summary of the career, what they do, the work environment, how to become one, the job outlook, similar occupations and contacts for more information.

Hospitality, Recreation, and Tourism Career Guide

Sports Management Colleges

Academy of Leisure Sciences

Professional Association Links

American Therapeutic Recreation Association

National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification

National Recreation and Park Association

National Intramural-Recreation Sports Association

International Festivals and Events Association

Meeting Professionals International

Wilderness Education Association

The Association of Sports and Recreation Ministers

National Association of Sports Officials


American Hotel & Lodging Association

Miscellaneous Links

Therapeutic Recreation Directory

Recreation Therapy


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