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Student Employment

Student employment is an important part of the overall mission of "learn by doing" at Drexel University. Recreational Athletics invites Drexel students to take part in a hands-on employee program based on goal setting and learning outcomes. As employees, students gain valuable work and leadership experience that they can apply to academic settings and future work environments. The program is designed to help students build valuable, transferable career skills like time management, communication, teamwork, problem solving, self-management, critical thinking, and mentoring.

Recreational Athletics Job Opportunities

Fitness Floor Assistant Armory Staff Boathouse Attendant Graphic Design/Marketing Assistant
Equipment Distribution Room Assistant Climbing Wall Instructor Group Exercise Instructor Film & Video Assistant
Intramural Official
Intramural Game Staff Group Exercise Door Monitor Photography Assistant
Club Sports Site Supervisor
Office Assistant

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”

Recreational Athletics Student Staff Hiring Application

We accept applications for our student employment positions during select times each term. To apply for a student staff position, please complete the following steps:

  • Access DragonLink by logging into your Drexel One account. Click the “Campus and Community” tab, and click “DragonLink” in the Campus Involvement section on the left side of the page.
  • Once logged in, access our student employment application at
  • When finished with the application, remember to formally submit it for review through DragonLink.
  • A Recreational Athletics staff member will contact you if selected for an interview.

Student Staff Application

Specialized Positions Hiring

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:

Group Exercise Instructor

Contact: Lauren Dalton, Coordinator of Group Exercise

Personal Trainer

Contact: Laura Sherbondy, Coordinator of Fitness and Wellness

Employment Opportunities in Athletics

If interested in working with Drexel Athletics as a student employee, please contact Abby Ferguson, Coordinator of Athletic Operations,