- Getting involved at UNC is
hassle-free and fun. We offer many employment opportunities through
the Department of Housing and Residential Education, including:
Resident Advisors, Residential Computing Consultants, Office
Assistants, Community Managers, RLP Coordinators, Customer Service
Representatives, Conference Assistants, Conference Advisors, and
Marketing Interns. Explore all of our opportunities here:
- Don’t take our word for it!
Here is what our students felt about their experiences as Resident
Advisors from a recent housing survey:
- 93% said that their ability to
work as a team has improved.
- 95% said that their ability to
organize programs and events has improved.
- 95% said that they are better
able to understand multiple sides of a conflict to determine the
best course of action.
- 94% said that they are better
able to help others through personal conflicts.
- 93% said that they are better
able to recognize world views and opinions different from their
- 94% said that they have gained
skills/experiences that they will use after college.
- 94% said that their leadership
skills have improved.
- Student groups are another great
way to get involved. The Residence Hall Association has multiple
ways to get involved, from running for Community Governor, applying
to be part of Community Government, or applying to be on the RHA
Executive Board. Find out more here:
- Even if your student isn’t
interested in a position with Housing or in a student group, just
attending residence life programming and events can be a fun way to
get involved! As a result of participating residence life
programming and events, 71% of our students agree that they feel
part of the campus community and 61% are more willing to try new
things/attend new programs. 76% of students feel that they are able
to meet individuals with different interests from their own, while
77% of students feel they are able to meet individuals with similar
interests to their own! One student said “going to different
events and meeting new people has increased my social and networking
skills and has allowed me to become more comfortable meeting new
people,” while another claimed, “my involvement in residence
life programming and events has allowed me to develop skills
necessary for communication and professionalism that I will use
- Just living in a residence hall
can allow students the opportunity to meet new people and make new
friends. 84% of our students agree that they interact with other
residents (aside from their roommates) on a weekly basis. Living
off-campus in isolated apartments can hurt a student’s chance to
build networks and make connections.