Pooja is a junior studying Business-Marketing here at Oakland. She has been working as a Member Services Assistant at the Recreation Center since April of 2017.
Why did you want to work at the Rec?
I spend a lot of time working out here so why not do that and work here too!
What is your favorite part about working here?
Getting to workout before or after a shift and knocking the two out together.
What are your favorite Rec activities? (IM sports, GroupX, Street Teams, RLC, etc.)
When you’re not at the Rec, what are some things you like to do?
Volunteer, sorority activities, and spend time with friends and family.
What fuels your shift? (music, food, people, etc.)
Food and who I’m working with!
What are you looking forward to?
Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago!
What are your plans for the future?
Graduating with some kind of business degree and internship to then obtain a full time position!
Name your top 3 workout songs
- The Cure- Lady Gaga
- San Diego- Blink 182
- Take U There- Skrillex & Diplo
What is your best tip for health and wellness?
It is easy to fall off track with working out and diet but you only get one body so treat it right!
I’ve played lacrosse since the sixth grade.