The Department of Recreational Sports maintains student development as a priority. We believe your experience with VT Rec Sports is valuable and provides potential opportunities to learn skills which are extremely important in your future success.

As a student employee of Recreational Sports, you have the privilege to request financial support in pursuing certifications and attending conferences that will enhance your job performance and opportunities.

To make a request, send an email to rasnicks@vt.edu with the following information:

  • Area of employment in Recreational Sports
  • Length of employment
  • Conference or certification you are requesting
  • How the conference or certification will benefit you
  • Resume and cover letter

Submit your request at least four weeks prior to the conference or certification date. Make sure to plan ahead and provide as many details as possible. You will be responsible for follow up after the conference or certification. The selection committee will meet monthly throughout the fall and spring semester.