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Student Employment

Recreational Athletics Job Opportunities

Student Employment

Recreational Athletics is committed to providing opportunities for students to develop leadership, customer service, and interpersonal skills through a diversity of job offerings. We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated students who promote an environment of wellness and community for our students and members at the Recreation Center. As one of the largest student employers at Drexel, we have a lot to share with you, both as a student and employee! 

Recreation student staff members are the face of our department and are instrumental in helping us live our mission and values every day. In return, we strive to provide students with opportunities for personal and professional development while they gain valuable experiences in customer service, safety, and dynamic decision making.


Our Mission “To promote healthy, active lifestyles to the Drexel community by fostering a culture committed to engagement, experiential learning and diverse programs.

Our Values “Leadership, Teamwork, Community, Wellness, Fun” 

Our Student Employment Process

Recreational Athletics recruits for the majority of our student employment positions one term in advance. We offer both part-time and work study opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. Availability of part-time positions vary each term, dependent upon area openings.

Our job applications are open online through Dragon Link during a set window each term. Please see below for our upcoming hiring timeline and check out our job listings below.

Job Listings

Our Hiring Timeline

Summer 2018 Consideration: Online applications for Summer Term employment will be open May 7th through May 18th, 2018. During the application period, the link to our application on this website will show all job applications available. Following the online application process, student applicants will be contacted if selected for an interview and notified of their application status the week of June 4th, 2018

Students Not on Campus: If you are interested in working for Rec Athletics during Summer term but are not on campus during the Spring, we encourage you to still apply. If not on campus and selected for an interview, our hiring supervisors are able to accommodate with phone or skype interview opportunities. You must be an eligible, enrolled Drexel student come Summer term to be employed with our department. 

Specialized Positions

Our Specialized Positions include Group Exercise Instructor and Personal Trainer. These positions are not included on our Student Staff Hiring Application and both student and non-student applicants are considered. Candidates with qualifying experience and certifications are encouraged to submit a statement of interest with resume to the hiring managers listed below:

  1. Group Exercise Instructor
    Contact: Lauren Dalton, Coordinator of Group Exercise ld368@drexel.edu
  2. Personal Trainer
    Contact: Laura Sherbondy, Coordinator of Fitness and Wellness lms485@drexel.edu

*Note: Specialized positions are hired on a rolling basis 

General Employment Opportunities in Athletics Game Day Operations 
Contact: Abby Ferguson, Coordinator of Athletic Operations, aef67@drexel.edu