The HOPE & Wellness Center supports the mission of the Student Health and Counseling Services and Cal State San Marcos by educating and empowering students to make healthy lifestyle choices. The HOPE & Wellness Center offers the Healthy Cougar Internship program, a year-long academic and hands on learning program. Students selected for the program will work with the health educators in one or more fo the following areas:
As a Healthy Cougar Intern, students are committed to interning 6-8 hours per week (90-120 hours per semester). Students must submit an online application and attend an interview. The commitment as a Healthy Cougar intern is 1 semeseter - 1 year. Students that are selected must attend the 16 hours mandatory peer education training.
Interested students may apply to be an HOPE & Wellness Healthy Cougar Intern here:. Applications due December 18th, 2021 for the Spring 2021 semester.
Agency Name: Cal State San Marcos Student Health & Counseling Services: HOPE & Wellness
Agency Supervisor: Cathy Nguyen, Health Educator
Phone: (760) 750-4917
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: 333 South Twin Oaks Valley Rd, San Marcos, CA 92096-0001
Responsibilities and Activities may include:
Students who wish to volunteer as a peer educator with a committment of only 4-6 hours per month instead of an intern, please see the Healthy Cougars PAWS peer educator program.