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Student Employment

Housing & Residence Life and the office of Orientation & New Student Programs provide leadership opportunities for students seeking employment throughout the year. Each year we hire approximately 325 students – will you be among those selected to join our team? Please learn more about these positions and consider applying today.


Front Desk Assistants

Front Desk Assistants serve at our office at Gibbons, performing administrative duties and providing customer service to students, families, and guests.
View the Office Assistant position description
(Apply through Handshake, Job #633360)
Application Deadline: March 11, 2017

Conference Assistants

Conference Services student positions assist with planning, preparation, and event coordination for summer conferences, camps, and academic programs.
View positions available at Conference Services
Application Deadline: March 7, 2017

These positions are often the first step in a multi-year commitment with Housing & Residence Life. We place a great deal of trust in our students, and we value the contributions they make to our department.

The University of Virginia does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family and genetic information, in its programs and activities. See the Notice of Non-Discrimination and Equal Opportunity for more information.