Opportunities for Students
There are many ways a student can get involved with Wellness; from work study positions to internship placements, peer education and graduate placements, you can have an impact on the health and wellness of our campus. Inquire early.
Internships are available for course credit or volunteer hours under our health promotion focus areas. We also accept placements from the School of Social Work, School of Public Health and Health Professions, Graduate School of Education and other academic departments. For more information, please contact us.
Health & Wellness Peer Educators
Peer educators can help create a positive, healthy campus environment. These are active opportunities to directly impact the campus community through advocacy, education, outreach, and awareness raising events. More information on the peer educator program.
Health & Wellness Minor
Provides a foundation in the concepts of health promotion and wellness education. The minor includes courses related to prevention, health maintenance and health education, within the context of health and wellness promotion for diverse populations. The courses coordinated through the Wellness office are:
- ES 102 Fundamentals of Wellness (3 credits)
- UBE 110 Introduction to Peer Education (2 credits)
- UBE 496 WE2 Universal Yoga (permission of instructor) (3 credits)
- UBE 496 WE3 Nutrition and Environment (3 credits)
- UBE 496 WES1 Independent Study (permission of instructor) (1-3 credits)
For more info about the wellness minor and a list of electives to complete the rest of the needed credits, go to the School of Public Health and Health Professions.
Work Study / Student Assistantships / Graduate Assistantships
These are employment opportunities for students. Duties and availability of positions vary dependent on current program needs
- Work Study: We often hire Work Study students to help at the front desk. The position involves greeting visitors, answering the phone and maintaining the relaxation suite.
- Undergraduate and Graduate Student Assistants: We offer employment opportunities for students enrolled in courses of study related to health, wellness, marketing, public relations, diversity, social justice or gender. Students will be trained to assist with programs and services that build a healthy campus community.