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. 

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


Additional Opportunities

Service TREK Positions:

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!


Important Dates

January 29; 7PM –
TREK Leader Info Session 
(JOST Foundation Room, Davis Ctr)

February 4; 8PM –
TREK Leader Info Session
(JOST Foundation Room, Davis Ctr)

TREK Apps (Online):
Open: January 27th
Due by: Feb 14; 4:30PM

Notifications Sent Out:
WTREK: March 6
STREK: March 6

Leader Training (Wilderness TREK):
8/16 - 8/21 (Mandatory)

Leader Training (Service TREK):
4/16 (Optional)
8/16 - 8/21 (Mandatory)

TREK Program:
August 22 – 27