PromoTOROS Peer Health Education Program

We Are Accepting Applications for Our Fall 2023 PHE Cohort

The PromoTOROs Peer Health Education Program within Student Health Services provides students with the opportunity to promote health and wellness at CSUDH. PromoTOROs are trained students who provide education, resources, and support on various health topics to their peers over the course of one semester. 

PromoTOROs work in the Health Center and around campus under the guidance of the Health Educator in the following areas:

  • Health Center services
  • Sexual and reproductive health
  • Nutrition and physical activity
  • General health

Internship Service Hours

The PromoTOROs Peer Health Education Program is an approved site for Health Science and Human Services majors enrolled in an internship course. Please follow up with your program advisor for next steps. 

To learn more, contact JoAnn Aragon Valdivia at 

What Do PromoTOROs Do?

  • build leadership and communication skills
  • receive training in various college health areas
  • develop SHS marketing materials
  • promote health center services
  • assist with workshops, presentations, and discussions
  • develop and facilitate at least one workshop on campus
  • participate in Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC)
  • manage PromoTORO social media platforms
  • collaborate with campus groups
  • actively engage with students through outreach
  • assist with planning and implementing health activities
  • submit a PromoTOROs Peer Health Education application, cover letter, resume, and writing sample
  • attend an interview
  • be a current CSUDH student in good standing (2.5 gpa) 
  • provide valid proof of:
    • a negative TB skin test or chest x-ray taken within 12 months of the semester in which the internship will be completed
    • hepatitis B, MMR, and Tdap
  • complete 120 hours of internship activities over the semester (about 8-10 hours a week)
  • comply with Student Health Services policies and procedures
  • participate in Health Education and Promotion programming on campus (virtual internships are not available)
  • collaborate with fellow PromoTOROs and campus partners
  • attend SHAC meetings
  • ability to work some evenings 
How to Apply

All interested students must complete a PromoTOROs Peer Health Education application form to be considered.

The application consists of:

  • short answers
  • cover letter
  • resume
  • writing sample (health-related, minimum one page, within past 12 months)

Once the Health Educator has reviewed the application, the student may be contacted for an interview.

Click here for the fall 2023 application form (pdf)

Click here for the fall 2023 application form (word)