Thursday, October 15, 2015

Interesting on-campus events

I received the following event information from a JMU colleague that I want to share with you:

Information Table: Teach for America Warren Hall Lobby 10/20, 11:30am-1:30pm

10/21: What Your Filter Can’t Hide: Social Media and the Job Search You may forget about your Friday nights but your future employer won't! Come learn how to use your social media profiles in a positive and professional way. This is an interactive program helping you utilize your social media in your job search and correspondence. ISAT 136, 7:30pm- 8:30pm

Reminder - Lifetime Fitness Recruiters in Godwin Hall!

Do you want to complete practicum or internship in commercial fitness? Do you want to be employed as a personal trainer in a metropolitan area after graduation? Would you like to use internship as a springboard to employment? 
Lifetime Fitness Recruiters are visiting Godwin Hall in October!
Personal Training recruiters from LifeTime Fitness will be on-campus in Godwin Hall Room 344 on Friday October 23 from 10am – 1pm to provide information regarding personal training internship and employment opportunities.
As the Healthy Way of Life Company, Life Time (NYSE: LTM) delivers the certified professionals, comprehensive businesses and incredible destinations that help people positively change their lives every day. The Company's healthy way of life approach enables its customers to achieve their health and fitness goals by engaging in their areas of interest — or discovering new passions — both inside and outside of Life Time's distinctive and large sports, professional fitness, family recreation and spa destinations. Today, the Company operates 102 centers under the LIFE TIME FITNESS® and LIFE TIME ATHLETIC(SM) brands primarily in suburban locations, in 22 states and 28 major markets.
A short presentation will begin at 10am, 11:10am and 12:10pm. Time at the end of the session will be used as an open forum for question and answer.
You do not have to attend the entire 3 hours. Each presentation will be the same, to allow as many people as possible the opportunity to attend. Attend for as long as you can, when you can.
Dress is business casual. Bring a resume and cover letter to leave if you are interested in being considered for a spring semester internship or employment.
Contact Jana Walters,, 568-3949, with questions.

Monday, October 12, 2015

Service Fair - Employment - Wed Oct 14

Would you like to make your Alternative Spring Break experience a full-time employment opportunity? Attend the service fair on Wednesday October 14 to find out more about various service-related organizations.

CSL (Community Service Learning) Service Fair.  Explore organizations and opportunities that focus on service such as City Year, Peace Corps, Teach for America, Red Cross, Boys and Girls Club, Fairfield Center. Wed 10/14 10 AM-2 PM 1075 Student Success Center.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Part-time Lifeguard Employment at Sunnyside Retirement Community

Lifeguard  - Come join our nationally recognized Wellness Team for an opportunity to grow and learn in the field of Fitness and Wellness. Part-time position working 16-32 hours every two weeks; and on Saturdays. Responsibilities include assisting senior residents with one-to-one exercise sessions, and guarding the pool areas. Qualified applicants should have a High School diploma and 3 years experience in lifeguarding/aquatic fitness or a combination of education and experience in field.  Must have current lifeguard certification. Interested applicants may apply at Sunnyside Retirement Community, 3935 Sunnyside Dr., Harrisonburg or fax resume to 568-8233.

University of Idaho Master of Science in Athletic Training

Do you like to help people? Do you like to be challenged? Have you ever considered a career in the Health Professions? If you have answered yes, to any of these questions, you may wish to consider a career in Athletic Training. The University of Idaho, Department of Movement Sciences is recruiting students for its Entry-level Master’s Degree in Athletic Training (MSAT).

The UI’s MSAT program prepares you for a career in athletic training.  Athletic training is a health care profession that is predicted to grow 37% from 2008-2018, a growth rate that is much faster than the national average for all occupations. Athletic trainers work daily with patients across the lifespan; including athletes. As a student in the UI’s MSAT program, you will learn to prevent, treat, and rehabilitate injuries and illnesses. You will also learn about professional development and organization and administration in healthcare. Each day in the athletic training program presents new and exciting clinical opportunities.
Please contact to learn more about our athletic training programs. Please visit our program website The website is updated regularly as we make this exciting transition in Athletic Training Education. Link to our Facebook page:
If you have specific questions about this exciting career please feel free to contact Dr. Nasypany (, Dr. Baker ( May (, Dr. Hyung-pil Jun ( or Dr. Warren (
Masters Degrees offered at the University of Idaho in the Department of Movement Sciences.
1.        Masters of Science in Athletic Training.
2.        Masters of Education in Physical Education for those who already have teacher certification
3.        Masters of Education plus certification in which you can earn a graduate degree as well as teacher certification in Physical Education.
4.        Masters of Science in Movement and Leisure Sciences with an emphasis in Physical Education, Sport Psychology, Recreation, or Exercise Science.
5.        We also have several non-Physical Education, teaching Masters degrees in our College of Education.

Monday, October 5, 2015

Info Session for Fieldwork with the Morrison-Bruce Center

Spring 2016 Internships, Practica, and Independent Studies

We're glad you're considering the MBC as a place to complete your practicum, internship, or independent study! 
There will be an interest session on Wednesday, October 21st at 7:30pm in Godwin 339/340.
  • At this session, we'll talk about what we do in the MBC, as well as what you would be doing as a practicum or internship student.  We'll also explain the application process.
  • If you cannot make this meeting, please contact Dr. Edwards ( or Dr. Carson Sackett ( to set up an alternate meeting.
Applying to the MBC includes two steps:
Please email Dr. Edwards ( if you have any questions concerning the application process or other volunteer opportunities.

Thursday, October 1, 2015