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We're here to help!


It's no secret that Massachussetts has some of the top colleges and universities in the the world. What you may not know however is that Massachussetts also has some of the most passionate recreation professionals that you can find. We're here to help not only students grow and develop, but also current professionals and people new to our field. Check out some of the resources we offer below and subscribe to our newsletter for periodic updates!

Job Opportunities


Recreation is a field with many opportunities and many different career paths. Whether you are looking for full-time employment, an internship, or a graduate assistantship, let MARS help you find what is available both in our state as well as out.


Click here to learn more about potential opportunities in MA, and be sure to use the other resources on this page to help make you the best possible candidate!

Scholarship Opportunities


As a non-profit, MARS aims to give back profits from any events to students in the form of scholarships. These scholarships help to defer students costs to attend regional and national conferences as well as travel costs to officiate national tournaments.


Click here to learn more about the MARS Pioneer Student Scholarship program.

Campus Visits


Whether you're a student looking into colleges, or a professional who would just like to see how the other half lives, visiting other campuses recreation facilities can be a very rewarding experience. You'll learn not just about the physical building, but you'll have the opportunity to ask questions about how exactly they run their program.


If you have a Massachusetts college/university recreation facility you would like to visit, simply click here to tell us where and we'll put you in contact with someone at the school who can help!

Resume Critiques


Resumes...ask 100 people and you'll get 100 different tips on how to make YOURS the best. While we may not be able to guarantee you'll land the job, if you submit your resume to us you'll be paired with a MARS professional who will offer you feedback about your resume from the eyes of a current recreation professional.


Click here to submit your resume and/or cover letter. Please submit it in WORD format so that our volunteer professional can provide edits and recommendations.

Mock Interviews


So your resume was good enough to land you an interview huh? Well now comes the hard part. Acing an interview is a mix of art and science and our MARS volunteers want to help get your ready for that next important recreation interview.


Click here to contact a MARS official who will pair you up with volunteer professional and put you through the paces!

Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion


Did you miss our quarterly roundtables with our MARS members?


Check out our ever evolving resource folder from your fellow MARS institutions and leaders. Check out NIRSA's Equity, Diversity & Inclusion resource guide for Leaders in Collegiate Recreation here

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