Student Employment

“Working for Res Living is all about the people, I am constantly surrounded by people that are supportive and genuinely enjoy what they do”

—Cameron White, Central Office Assistant

Being a Resident Assistant has given me an inclusive & exciting place within the Office of Residential Living to explore and grow, while also allowing me to create spaces for my residents. I consider it an honor to serve my fellow students as a woman for others and to work with inspiring peers and engaging mentors.”

Antonina Caudill, Resident Assistant

Student team members are a key part of our office and are regularly engaging with our residents and guests throughout the entire year. Our office employs more than 300 students each year for a variety of roles. They include:

  • Central Office Assistants
  • Operations Crew Assistants
  • Student Inspection Team
  • Resident Assistants
  • RHO Managers & RHO Assistants
  • Summer Assistants (Summer only)
  • Summer Resident Assistant (Summer only)
  • Summer Leads (Summer only)
  • Finance Assistant
  • Marketing Assistant
  • RJC Administrator

Appointment terms, compensation and responsibilities vary with each position. Below are timelines for the primary hiring processes through our office.

Resident Assistants

The Resident Assistant position is open to all rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors at Georgetown University.  Resident Assistants serve as important leaders and resources within our residence halls, apartments, and townhouses.  Resident Assistants create and execute social and educational programming in line with the University’s Jesuit mission to help create a more meaningful living and learning environment.  The time commitment is approximately 20 hours each week that consists of programming, team and individual meetings, serving in an on-call duty rotation, and other responsibilities as needed.  Each Resident Assistant serves anywhere from 50-100 residents.  This position directly reports to the Community Director of the assigned community. Resident Assistants are compensated for their contributions with full room and board costs.

Timeline:

  • November 12, 2019-January 15, 2020: RA Information Sessions (Required attendance at one info session for new applicants – see application for more details)
  • December 2, 2019: RA Application Opens (Apply on your Hoya Housing page)
  • January 16, 2020: RA Application Closes at Noon EST
  • January 31, 2020: New Candidate Social | 1:00 – 2:30pm (Optional)
  • February 6, 2020: Individual Interviews (Required)
  • February 7, 2020: Group Process (Required)
  • February 14, 2020: First Round Offers
  • February 20, 2020: Responses to First Round Offers Due
  • April 3, 2020: Spring Orientation | 5:00-6:30pm (Required for Hired RAs)

For more information or any questions, please email raselection@georgetown.edu.

2020 Summer Student Staff

Join our Summer Programs team to help us welcome summer guests to Georgetown! Summer student positions are a great way to stay on campus for the summer and enjoy all that DC has to offer! Review position descriptions below to find the role that best fits your needs.

Position Descriptions:

Remuneration: Hourly pay & Summer Housing in on campus apartments

Timeline:

  • Week of November 25: Application for all Lead & Finance Assistant positions open
  • January 3, 2020: Application open for Summer Assistant, Central Office Assistant, Crew Assistant positions
  • February 3, 2020, 12 PM (noon): Application closes for Summer Assistant, Central Office Assistant, Crew Assistant, Finance Assistant positions
  • Week of February 10, 2020: Email invitation for Group Process sign up sent (Not all applications move forward in selection process)
  • February 20, 2020: Group Process Interview (Required)
  • March 19, 2020:  Offer Emails Sent
  • March 23, 2020: Offer Acceptance Due

For more information or questions, please email summerhousing@georgetown.edu

2019 Summer Resident Assistant

Join our team as one of our Summer Resident Assistants. Summer RAs provide programs, attend individual and team meetings, mediate conflicts among our summer residents and participate in an on-call rotation. On campus housing in on-campus apartments/townhouses for the summer is included in the remuneration package.

  • January 3, 2020: Applications live (Apply on Hoya Housing page)
  • February 3, 2020: Applications close at 12 PM (noon)
  • Week of February 10, 2020: Email invitation for Group Process sign up sent (Not all applications move forward in selection process)
  • February 20, 2020: Group Process  Interview (Required)
  • March 19, 2020:  Offer Emails Sent
  • March 23, 2020: Offer Acceptance Due

For more information or questions, please email summerhousing@georgetown.edu

2019-2020 Academic Year Staff

These are hourly positions that run the full academic year (August 2019-May 2020). The time commitment is approximately 10-20  hours per week. Assistant applications are open on Hoya Housing on a rolling basis and vacancies will be filled as they become available.

Hiring for 2020-21 Academic Year student team members will begin in spring 2020 semester.