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Course Assistants for Summer 2017 Study Abroad Programs

2016SFlag$500 stipends available for June and July Programs

We are seeking five (5) Course Assistants for the Kinesiology and Health Study Abroad programs for the following study abroad courses:

1.  Classic and Contemporary Approaches for Stress Management  (June 13-26, 2017)

2.  Exploring the Origins of the Mediterranean Diet in Crete Island  (July 11-31, 2017)

All applicants must be enrolled in the abroad course for which they are applying.  Support in terms of $500 per course assistant will be awarded.



  • Serve as group "leader: for an assigned group of approximately 3 to 7 students, depending on group size.
  • Assist with set up of materials, equipment, and demonstrations.
  • Assist faculty with on-site logistics for program.
  • Be available to answer questions for fellow students in regards to deadlines, logistics and coursework.
  • Distribute teaching materials such as textbooks, workbooks, papers, and pencils to students.
  • Assist in the program's social media efforts by posting on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter while abroad.
  • Participate in minimum of one study abroad fair/event/meeting after the trip concludes.
  • Submit one article after the conclusion of the program to be used in advertising the abroad program at Rutgers (e.g., SAS digest, departmental website, brochure).


  • Must be registered for the study abroad course to which you are applying
  • Excellent organizational, and written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to lead peers

Please send a statement of interest and an updated resume to:

Joanne G. Hunt, M.A.
Department of Kinesiology and Health
Assistant Teaching Professor
Undergraduate Academic Director
Internship Program Director
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Deadline:  May 1, 2017

Interviews will be scheduled the week of May 8th for qualified applicants.

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