Student Involvement Opportunties

Student Health Promotion seeks graduate students passionate about learning, health promotion, community outreach, program planning and evaluation. This position is ideal for Public
Health, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Sociology and Psychology degree candidates. General description: Graduate assistants help in developing, implementing and evaluating health
promotion programs and initiatives for Georgia State University students on six campuses (i.e., Atlanta, Alpharetta, Dunwoody, Decatur, Clarkston and Newton). Graduate assistants within
Student Health Promotion are under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Student Wellness and work in conjunction with Student Health Promotion and Student Victim Assistance. The
position is a 15-20-hour commitment, some nights and weekends required.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Enrolled in a graduate program at Georgia State University
  • Meet college or school’s required minimum enrollment
  • Permission of academic department to receive a waiver

Opportunities, experiences and responsibilities may include:

  • Designing innovative, evidence-based programs on topics such as alcohol, marijuana, tobacco, sexual health and mental health
  • Conducting research to inform programs and initiatives
  • Developing and implementing evaluation tools
  • Facilitating trainings and outreach
  • Writing content for websites, social media and blogs
  • Providing leadership with peer health educators and student volunteers
  • Assisting with program administration, such as the Move it Monday Ambassadors, the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety grant and Take Back the Night

Ideal candidates will have:

  • A desire to learn and contribute to the well-being of the Georgia State University community
  • Organizational skills to manage multiple tasks and projects
  • Experience with program development, facilitation and/or evaluation
  • An ability to present information in an engaging, professional and effective manner
  • A commitment to contributing to team efforts
  • Integrity to work independently, follow-up on assignments and take initiative on projects

Please send cover letter and resume to: Tammy M. Turner, Assistant Director of Student Wellness.

To become a volunteer or for more information on becoming a peer health educator, please email Student Health Promotion.