Recreational Therapy Students

Our Recreational Therapy Program offers highly competitive internships for a minimum of 15-weeks at the Brooks Inpatient Hospital. During a Recreational Therapy Internship with Brooks Inpatient Rehabilitation, you will experience and engage in: 1:1 treatment sessions with patients, small and large groups (cooking, horticulture, art, etc.), community reintegration outings and educational sessions. Through the internship, there are also opportunities to shadow at other Brooks settings such as Brooks Clubhouse, Brooks Adaptive Sports Program, and Brooks Pediatric Recreation Program.

Program Details

Application Process:

Access the application here. Please submit your resume and application to Kelly Devenny (

Deadline to Apply:

  • Fall Internship (September-December): May 1st
  • Spring Internship (January-April): October 1st
  • Summer Internship (May-August): February 1st

After submitting an application, students will receive email confirmation that their application was received and what the next steps are moving forward.

For questions about our Recreational Therapy Program or Recreational Therapy Internship Program, please contact Kelly Devenny at

Applicants must cover all expenses connected to the internship. Brooks Rehabilitation does not offer housing or financial compensation.