Student Opportunities to Get Involved in ResEd

2015-2016 Resident Assistant Staff
2015-2016 Residential Education Staff Team posing in front of Tommy Trojan.

Thank you for your interest in the Office for Residential Education at the University of Southern California!  There are a variety of ways to get involved with our office and gain valuable leadership experience during your time at USC. Please read below for a few of the opportunities available:

RA: Resident Assistant 

The Resident Assistant (RA) position is a unique student leadership opportunity to get involved at the University of Southern California.  RAs serve as resources, role models, and peer educators to residents and work collaboratively as members of a residence hall staff to create a vital and engaged living-learning community.  Together, the RAs provide programs and services that foster the holistic development of members within our USC residential community.   This is a live-in position.  Click above for more details about the position and how to apply.

RSG LogoRSG: Residential Student Government

RSG, acting as a liaison between students, faculty and administrators, expresses a unified voice to build community, empower residents, and create opportunities for academic excellence and leadership development.

BG: Building Government

Building Government is a chance for residents to take some ownership in shaping the residential experience.  BGs are able to improve the residential experience through (1) programming social, academic and cultural events such as game nights, resume workshops and museum trips, (2) advocating for funding for residents, and (3) promoting and organizing philanthropic events.


Birnkrant Residential College Ambassadors logoRCA: Residential College Ambassador

The Residential College Ambassador (RCA) serves as a mentor to incoming Birnkrant residents by preparing them and then welcoming them to their new home at Birnkrant Residential College. This is a volunteer position available for Birkrant Residential College alumni.  Click above for more details.