Student Job Opportunities

Whether you are interested in joining our team immediately or next academic year, we are glad you are interested in serving the Georgia Tech community as a Resident Assistant. The 2021-2022 RA application closed September 7, 2021. 

The 2022-23 RA application will open October 30, 2021, check back then for details! 

What's a Resident Assistant?

Resident Assistants (RAs) are students who serve in the residence halls as a resource for their residents. The main function of an RA is to build community and relationships with residents in an effort to provide programming, individualized support, campus resource information, and academic encouragement.  

RAs are available to provide general information and support and make appropriate referrals as needed. RAs also have responsibility for residential safety within the residence halls. RAs also function as liaisons between residents and the administration. There are six primary areas of responsibility:

  • Promote and Support the Health and Safety of Residents
  • Facilitate the Development of Community
  • Develop Individual Relationships with Residents
  • Be a Productive Member of the Staff Team
  • Foster Intentional Learning and Development of Residents
  • Develop and Demonstrate Positive and Ethical Leadership and Professional Skills

Fall 2022- Spring 2023 Applicant Selection Process


  1. Information Session: All students who apply will be sent a video of the information session to watch. During these sessions, candidates can learn more about the position details.  At any time, you may email questions to if you still have questions after watching the information sessions and reviewing the FAQ. 
  2. Application:  Applications will be available October 30,  2021, at 10:00 a.m. EST. Applications will be open until 11:59 p.m. on December 8, 2021.  By applying you are authorizing the department to do a grade and conduct check with Georgia Tech through Banner and the Office of Student Integrity. Applications are located under the employment tab once you log in to your myhousing page.
  3. Interview:  After submission of a completed application we will review your grades and conduct status as well as score your application. Successful candidates will be cleared to participate in a 45-minute online interview. Interview sign-up information will be emailed to candidates beginning in January 2022.
    1. ​​​We utilize an online sign-up program that allows for flexibility up until 5 p.m. the day before your interview.
    2. Be sure to input your GT email address ( into the system to receive a reminder. The committee will not send reminders.
    3. Not all who submit applications are offered an interview. Please review your application essay questions with care.
  4. Candidate Offers: Selected candidates will be able to view their offers on February 18, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. EST. Candidates will receive one of three offers: a primary placement offer, an alternate offer, or a no offer. Students that receive the primary position offer will not learn of their community placement until later in the semester and their room/apartment assignment at a later date. Candidates will have until Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. to accept their offers.

Students Currently in our Alternate Pool

If you are interested in being an RA for the 2022-2023 year you must apply again. 

If you received an alternate offer for 2021-2022, it is possible we will still be hiring candidates for the Spring 2022 year from the current alternates. 

If You Are Abroad, Out-of-Town, Co-op

If you are abroad during the Spring 2022 term, or co-oping out-of-town, and wish to be an RA for 2022-2023, you will need to apply for the position onlineCandidates who are abroad or co-oping out-of-town in Spring 2022 will be invited to a 45-minute, online interview. All interview times sent will be in Eastern Standard Time (EST).

RA Application Resources

Thanks for your interest in the RA position. Please review the following documents for information about the RA position. If you have additional questions please email us at

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