Rutgers University - Recreation

About Rutgers University - Recreation

Rutgers Recreation employs more than 500 students. We offer a competitive starting pay-rate ($15.13 per hour), practical work experience, and flexible scheduling. As a Recreation employee, you get to meet new people, develop transferable skills and feel good about helping to build a healthy Rutgers Community.

Below is a list of typical positions staffed by student employees:

Aquatics Instructor
Camp Counselor
Facility Assistant
Exercise is Medicine – On Campus Student Leader
Fitness & Wellness Class Instructor
Intramural Official
Massage Therapist
Recreation Assistant
Office Assistant
Personal Trainer
Rock Gym Belayer
Trip Leader

NOTE: For all positions, special consideration is given to those students supporting their academic endeavors through the Federal Work Study Program.


Building Supervisor and Fitness Manager

January 2021 New Brunswick, NJ
“I love the environment I work in and how helpful everyone is with onboarding. You will also get to meet people from all different walks of life. I further love how relaxed my position is to work at all the centers and have the opportunity to grow. ”


January 2019 Piscataway, NJ
“Good, flexible hours”
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