[2019-2020 Internal Vice President] Student Health and Wellness Intern Application

The Student Health and Wellness Commission focuses on accessible health services, promoting healthy lifestyles and practices, partnering with other commissions to ensure these healthy lifestyles, raising awareness for illnesses, and promoting disability advocacy. This year, the commission educated UCI’s population on the importance of health and how to adapt a healthy lifestyle and advocated for students with either a visible or an invisible (dis)ability. To accomplish this, we will hold educational workshops, booth on Ring Road, market on social media, and utilized other events to spread knowledge amongst students. The goals for the commission is as follows: To close the gap in the inaccessibility of healthcare by making students aware of their health options, like USHIP, local doctors, and PP for women’s health services like cancer screenings Promote healthy lifestyles and practices by raising awareness for alcohol and drug abuse, nutrition facts, infectious disease control, exercise options, and the importance of vaccinations in the prevention of communicable diseases. Partner with other clubs, like Public Health Association, and commissions, like Food Security, Student Life and Advocacy, and Sustainability Project, to reach a broader audience and combine our skills and knowledge to better serve the campus. Raise awareness for disorders that commonly go ignored by having boothing, tabling, and social media campaigns that will raise awareness and bring light to forgotten, and sometimes invisible, illnesses. Highlight the importance of environmental health, and the impacts the environment has on personal health Advocating for disabilities and disability awareness, as well as advocating for the adoption of accessibility measures to be implemented on campus. Work with Greek life to better work on the negative culture of drug and alcohol abuse to improve health and relations. If you have any questions, concerns, comments, please feel free to email the ASUCI Health and Wellness Commissioners wellness@asuci.uci.edu using the subject line as [2019-2020 Application Question]. I will get back to you as soon as I can to aide you in your application process! The deadline to apply is August 31th, 2019 at 11:59pm. Interviews will be scheduled shortly after.