TREKWere you a TREKKIE last year? Did you love it? Have you been waiting to be a TREK Intern all this time?

Don't miss your chance to introduce new UVM students to the local community, leadership opportunities, or the great outdoors.  Learn more about the TREK occurring Saturday, August 18th - Thursday, August 23th on the WildernessService sections of this TREK site.

TREK Interns work in pairs to ensure an educational, safe, fun, and engaging introduction to UVM. TREK Interns provide instruction in appropriate skills, coordinate group activities, and manage group dynamics (as well as a fun and safe environment). Read on for additional information on these Leadership opportunities.


Application Process:

Learn TREK Leader Internships

  • Read what being a SERVICE TREK Leader or WILDERNESS TREK Leader entails.
  • Attend an info session and learn the requirements for becoming a TREK Leader:
    • Service Trek Info Session: Wednesday, March 28th – 7PM; Spruce Room
    • Wilderness Trek Info Session: Thursday, March 22nd - 7PM; Livak Ballroom
  • Still have questions? Send an e-mail to or

Fill out an Application


Additional Opportunities

Service TREK Positions:

Service Trek Logistics Coordinator

Service TREK is also hiring a logistics and administrative coordinator! This summer position is responsible for arranging and managing the logistics of our Service TREK trips, assisting new students and their families with registration and other questions, and representing Service TREK at our orientation sessions in June. This is a great hourly paid position for a past TREKKIE or leader interested in learning the ins and outs of making TREK happen. We’re seeking an enthusiastic, friendly, and organized coordinator to work 10 hours per week from approximately 5/1/18 – 8/31/18. Note: it is possible to lead a Service TREK Trip and serve as the Service TREK Administrative Coordinator.

Apply with a cover letter and resume via email to by April 2, 2018. More information is available at the Student Employment Office’s JobX board – search for position 5100

Service TREK Training Coordinator Internship

Service TREK is additionally hiring a Training Coordinator Intern! (PDF icon job description - pdf)

This is a fantastic role for a past trip leader or other experienced leader interested in learning how to produce and facilitate out-of-the-classroom training and workshops. This is a three-week internship beginning in early August (exact start date flexible) and continuing through the end of our Service TREK Leader Training.


• Past experience with leading TREK or Alternative Spring Break is required, as is commitment to service as an integral part of your UVM experience.
• Prior experience with facilitating dialogues, creating curriculum for and/or presenting workshops, or public speaking is required.
• Past experience with and interest in facilitating group discussions about the value of community engagement and new student transition concerns is preferred.
• Students with all majors are welcome! A cumulative 2.5 GPA maintained through the 2017-2018 academic year is required.
• Prior experience with recreational (campground) camping is helpful, but not required.
• Current UVM van driver certification or ability to become UVM van certified is required. For more information on van driver eligibility, visit
• Ability to assume a leadership role and responsibility for assigned projects and small groups as well as maintain a positive and flexible attitude is a plus!

Apply via the Lynx by April 2, 2018.
Login with your NETID and password will be required:


Important Dates

March 22; 7PM –
Wilderness TREK Leader Info Session 
(Livak Ballroom, Davis Ctr)

Service TREK Leader Info Session

WTREK Apps (Online):
Open: March 22
Due by: March 29; 11:59PM

STREK Apps (Online):
Open: March 20
Due by: April 2; 11:59PM

Notifications Sent Out:
WTREK: 4/6
STREK: 4/13

Leader Training (Wilderness TREK):
8/11 - 8/17 (Mandatory)

Leader Training (Service TREK):
4/13 (Optional)
8/12 - 8/17 (Mandatory)

TREK Program:
August 18 – 23