New Poconos Bike Rental Business Inspires Outdoor Recreation Internship Program

Unique Career Opportunity and Personal Experience for local College Students
WHITE HAVEN, Pa. - June 3, 2015 - PRLog -- Pocono Bike Rental, White Haven, PA, Thursday June 3, 2015 - For some people, bike riding is a passion while for others, biking is just a hobby.  For 5 students in White Haven, Pennsylvania it is becoming a learning experience and internship program like no other.  Tom Williams, owner of Pocono Bike Rental, brought five interns together from all different schools to provide a hands on experience of the real world.   Having an internship program is something Tom is extremely passionate about and proud of as he explains; “I've always learned that having an internship program gives both the company and the student an opportunity to learn and grow in an economical and efficient way, and this way is also really fun!”

Andre Thomas, Nick J. Toro, and Leah Majdic of East Stroudsburg University and Asma Bin laden of Wilkes University and another from Kings College, have been hired at Pocono Bike Rental for an internship program which will teach them the inner workings of a starting a small business that incorporates physical fitness, fun and experiential family learning into a business model. Showing how being fit can be beneficial in all aspects of life and a low cost method is using the great outdoors. The students will learn a good foundation for life and present a fresh look to the Pocono Bike Rental business.

Leah Majdic from Mountain Top showed her interest in the area saying, “I've lived around here my whole life, and I never knew about all of the different things to do in the Poconos!”   Some interns took the position to see how a small business works, while others did it to see learn more about the physical activities in the area.  Whatever the reason, the internship program will include group bike rides, learning the history of the Lehigh Gorge, and a case study of the health benefits in participating in outdoor adventure sports like mountain biking and hiking.   Andre Thomas showed his enthusiasm during the internship program's orientation by saying, “Good thing I'll be out biking all summer, I'll be in such great shape!”  Different interns will work on different aspect of the business, helping the budding industry of biking in White Haven grow to its fullest potential.  With projects ranging from Videography on the Lehigh Gorge to measuring the health benefits of exercising along the trails, marketing and logo design this is an internship like no other.

Pocono Bike Rental is located at 322 Main Street, White Haven, PA 18661. They rent mountain bikes of all ages and sizes for daily or weekly use in the famous Lehigh Gorge Rail Trail and Park System. More information about the internship program, bike rentals and local trails can be found on their website at:

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