Improving the health and wellness of our campus community and creating an environment that supports individuals and groups in pursuit of their optimal potential is a challenging endeavor. Each of us - students, faculty and staff - can play a role in helping Binghamton University become the healthiest campus!
Student Involvement Opportunities
Campus Recreation Program Advisory Board
year-long, no credit
Provide suggestions to the Department of Campus Recreational Services (CRS) for program planning, operations and initiatives, and assist in developing the highest possible quality of life to meet the diverse needs of our University community. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Healthy Campus Peer Agents
Heighten fellow students' awareness and understanding of health issues that directly affect their lives, such as alcohol and other drugs, tobacco use, social life, HIV/AIDs, sexuality, self-esteem, peer pressure, relationships and healthy decision-making.
Student Health Advisory Committee
year-long, no credit
Enhance the health and wellness programs available to students through the Decker Student Health Services Center by advising about issues not limited to: types of services, accessibility and educational needs/programs, quality assurance and campus outreach efforts. Students interested in joining should contact Health and Counseling Director, Chris Downey at email@example.com.
Group Fitness Internship
spring semester only, 90 hours, 3 credits
Train, certify and hire students to teach group fitness classes. Internship will include information on the essentials of exercise, basic anatomy and kinesiology, nutrition, body composition, injury prevention, cueing and choreography. Find Campus Rec employment opportunities here.
Personal Training Internship
fall semester only, 120 hours, 4 credits
Train, certify and hire students to become personal trainers. Internship will include information in various aspects of health, fitness and exercise programming. Find Campus Rec employment opportunities here.
Nutrition and Fitness Internship
Function as a peer educator to fellow Binghamton students through service-learning projects, research and outreach to the greater Binghamton community. Topics include nutrition, fitness, body image and eating disorders. For more information, email Sarah Thompson or Lisa Hrehor.
20:1 Sexual Assault Prevention and Bystander Intervention Internship
year-long, 4 credits
20:1 Prevention Programs is a nationally recognized peer education program that provides sexual assault prevention and bystander intervention programming to students at Binghamton University. 20:1 provides interpersonal violence prevention education addressing issues such as sexual assault prevention, affirmative consent, victim blaming, predatory behavior, dating violence, healthy relationships and bystander intervention. For more information and to apply, go here.
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