Student Employment

Working at UConn Rec

UConn Recreation is one of the largest student employers on campus, employing well over 400 students each year. Job opportunities exist in all departments during the academic year, and during all break cycles.  We hire students to work in Customer Service, the Outdoor Adventure Center, the Climbing Center, Fitness Centers, and with Intramural and Club Sport programs.

Jobs include Customer Service Representatives, Floor Monitors, Attendants, Lifeguards, Fitness Instructors, Intramural Officials, and more.

Hiring Process

UConn Rec has two major recruitment periods.  The fall recruitment period identifies employment opportunities for Winter Break and Spring Semester.  The spring recruitment period details the job opportunities for the Summer (May-August) and Fall Semester. Applications are only accepted during the designated recruitment period. Once the period begins, our online application opens. At that time you are asked to complete the application and submit your resume.

Dates for the recruitment periods will be posted to this page, as well as specific job openings and their position descriptions.

Contact Us
(860) 486-0002

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Now Seeking All Positions!

Apply September 13 - 26th!

Training provided for qualified applicants.

WE'RE HIRING! Seeking All Positions!

Our job application portal will open from September 13 - 26th!

Training provided for qualified applicants.

Application Process

The process of applying for a job at UConn Recreation begins with completing an online application.

The application deadline is Sunday, September 26th.

Our employment portal will only be open during this recruitment period.
A full and complete application will include:

  1. A complete application submitted online
  2. A résumé attached (the Career Center has staff available to assist in resume preparation)

Completed applications must be submitted by midnight, Sunday, September 26th, 2021.

Qualified candidates will be contacted by a UConn Recreation staff member via Email to schedule an interview.

Good luck and thank you for participating in our recruitment process!


We’re Hiring!

Apply Now through September 26, 2021!

Application Form »

Form is available from
9/13 at 12am - 9/26 at 11:59pm

Contact Us
(860) 486-0002

UConn Rec Student Positions:

Group Fitness

Fitness Attendant
Group Fitness Instructor

Competitive Sports

Site Manager
Intramural Official

Support Services

Administrative Assistant
Marketing Assistant

Facilities & Operations

Customer Service Assistant
Facility Attendant
Facility Operations - Maintenance Attendant

UConn Outdoors

Adventure Center Attendant
Bike Mechanic Assistant
Climbing Center Attendant
Climbing Center Manager
Climbing Center Route Setter