MIT Physical Education and Wellness, the instructional arm of the Department of Athletics, Physical Education, and Recreation (DAPER), seeks two 2018-2019 Health and Wellness Interns. Applicants must be knowledgeable about health and wellness issues related to the college age population, namely nutrition, stress management, and healthy relationships, and proficient in principles of health education, promotion, and communication. Duties of Health and Wellness Interns include updating curricula for courses in Fitness/Nutrition, Fitness/Sports Nutrition, Fitness/Stress Management, Fitness/Meditation, and Fitness/Healthy Relationships; teaching three of the aforementioned courses over the course of the 2018-2019 school year; promoting health and wellness in the MIT student community, and supporting the activities of Physical Education and Wellness staff.
Candidates must be able to train during the spring of 2018 and assume the role of Health and Wellness Intern from June 2018 to May 2019. Hours vary from 3-5 hours/week during training, to 10-15 hours/week during the summer, and 8-12 hours during the school year, an estimated 500 hours total. This is a paid position at the rate of $13-15/hour for administrative work and $30-40/hour for instructional time. Interested students should contact Jennifer Pustz, firstname.lastname@example.org, by December 20, 2017. Resumes and letters of interest are being accepted on a rolling basis and screening will begin in December and continue until candidates are selected.