High School Aquatics Internships
Interested in becoming a swim instructor and lifeguard?
Metro Parks Aquatics Internship provides Tacoma high school students a pathway to swim instructor and lifeguard employment opportunities across Tacoma.
Students will obtain swim instructor and lifeguard certification while developing customer service skills at one of Metro Parks’ aquatic facilities during this semester-long internship experience.
Trainings take place on weeknights and Saturdays, approximately 5 hours per week February – May.
Students will earn .5 occupational education credit towards graduation through completion of Next Move Internship assignments (career research, resume building, cover letter writing, professional interviewing, among others).
After completing the program students obtain class credit and are invited to apply for job opportunities with Metro Parks.
Aquatics Internship Important Dates
Date are TBD
Internship Program Orientation
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Eastside Community Center Pool
Attendance is required to participate in the internship program. Please bring suit and towel.
Interested?Fill out an application Download a flyer
Please call (253) 305-1022