A student presenting to a group of students.


  • Serve as a healthy lifestyle role-model to their peers
  • Effectively refer students to campus resources related to health and well-being needs.
  • Assist in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of health programs and outreach events
  • Utilize effective listening skills in working with students and effectively respond to peers
  • Demonstrate and teach effective bystander intervention skills.


The Healthy Jacket Peer Educators are leaders who serve as healthy lifestyle role-models to their peers. They are extensively trained volunteers who give presentations on a variety of health topics, design and implement health programs for students and collaborate with campus partners to create a healthy community.

Contact: healthy@gatech.edu



  • Attend an initial mandatory training retreat.
  • Complete mandatory online training.
  • Attend Healthy Jacket Peer Educator meetings from 5pm-6pm on specified Monday nights.
  • Give a minimum of 2 presentations per semester.
  • Volunteer at a  minimum of 2 events  or tabling opportunities per semester for at least one hour.
  • Volunteer one hour a month within the Wellness Empowerment Center office.

This is a rolling application. When we receive your application, we will follow up with you via email.


  • Participate in leadership and professional development opportunities
  • Gain experience as a group facilitator and educator 
  • Obtain experience in developing, implementing, and evaluating health programs
  • Develop valuable communication, presentation, and project management skills
  • Gain knowledge and training on current health and wellness topics affecting college students
  • Receive mentorship and training from health professionals