Tag Archives: Wellness

Health Promotion and Wellness Intern Needed for Fall 2017

University Health Services seeks a student intern for Fall 2017 semester. Read the description below and if interested, send resume and cover letter to Erin Raupers at eeg5005@psu.edu by July 15, 2017.

The role of the Health Promotion and Wellness (HPW) intern is to assist with a range of health promotion initiatives during Fall 2017. The intern will learn about health and wellness services, programming, outreach activities, and social marketing efforts in a University setting. An important objective to this internship is to provide an experience that offers the student ample knowledge about health promotion and wellness initiatives in a college setting. By working with staff, the intern will participate in, evaluate and support the promotion of the Healthy Penn State initiative and ambassador program. The intern will work collaboratively and individually to accomplish assignments. The intern will be supervised by Erin Raupers, Assistant Director HPW.

The intern’s primary responsibility will be to assist in the promotion and evolution of Healthy Penn State which is an initiative that encourages the development and maintenance of a sound body, mind, and spirit. The goal of Healthy Penn State is to improve the academic success of students by enhancing behaviors that promote health. The intern will use social media outlets such as Facebook, twitter and Instagram, to increase awareness about Healthy Penn State and outreach events. The intern will specifically help plan and promote the following initiatives: The Walking Group, Take the Lead campaign, Exercise is Medicine, and Extreme Stater event.

A primary project will be to assist in the recruitment of Healthy Penn State Ambassadors. The intern will promote the program, coordinate interviews, and assist with selection. The intern will prepare training materials and assist with the implementation of two-4 hour training sessions.

A secondary project will be to assist with the launch of Wellness Services at the IM building. The intern will gain valuable knowledge in regards to implementing individual wellness services. Activities include promoting the services, assisting with the training class and assisting with daily operations at the IM building.

The start date of this internship is August 21, 2017. The intern can work between 20-30 hours per week for 15 weeks. The approximate end date is Dec 1, 2017. We are seeking someone with a record of accomplishment who is creative and values innovation along with excellence. Knowledge of and experience with evaluation, assessment and outcomes measurement is important. Experience with technology is essential. Strong communication, organizational, interpersonal, and presentation skills are essential as well as a genuine appreciation for working with diverse populations.

Summer Internship with Online Magazine “Foodie On Campus”

A summer internship opportunity was recently announced with an Online magazine for college students titled “Foodie On Campus”.  They are looking for nutrition students interested in writing, photography or who have social media talents.

Summer Internship Announcement

Foodie on Campus is thrilled to announce its Summer 2014 internship openings to all students who are passionate about eating well and staying healthy on campus. We are currently recruiting the following interns:

  • Writing Interns
  • Social Media Interns
  • Photography Intern

This internship will give students the opportunity to work on a project with a nationally known Registered Dietitian while gaining valuable nutrition communications skills.

Candidates for the writing and photography internships must have prior experience. Interested candidates contact:  Faye@FoodieOnCampus.com with a short paragraph describing your interest and experience.

Internship will begin June 1


Summer Internship with Joy Bauer – NBC Today Show

This internship is appropriate for graduating seniors, former graduates and graduate students.

Joy Bauer, nutrition and health expert for the NBC Today Show, has two internship openings for the summer.  The internships are unpaid and will run from June 2nd through September 1st. Students who have completed an undergraduate degree in nutrition or at least one semester of coursework in a graduate nutrition program are eligible to apply.  Though our company is based in New York City, we communicate with interns remotely via email and telephone.  The time commitment is part-time, approximately 10 to 15 hours per week, but is subject to vary depending on Joy’s media schedule.  Responsibilities include researching nutrition topics for Today Show segments; magazines; and other national media, writing articles and other materials for Joy’s website and social media, and performing some administrative tasks.  Past interns have found this to be a very rewarding experience, as they are given the opportunity to contribute to television, print, and web media seen by millions of people across the country.  If you are interested, please email your resume and cover letter to Tina Gowin Carlucci (Tina@joybauer.com) by May 12th.  

What can I do with a BS in Nutrition? Look at these current job postings!

We are only a few weeks away from graduation and a few of you will be looking for “real” jobs very soon.  I spent a few minutes looking at some currently available entry-level job openings in the nutrition field in Pennsylvania.   I used www.indeed.com as the search engine with “Nutrition” as the search term.  In the time it took me to copy and paste these links, more jobs, and a student summer intern position in Lewisburg, PA popped up.  Congratulations Graduates and happy hunting!

Wellness screener


Wellness Coach


Diet Assistant – Geisinger Medical Center Hospital


Public health nutritionist I


Health Promotion Specialist