2018 Summer Employment

Summer is a great time to relax and have fun the the Williamsburg area!

Are you a W&M student in good standing? Are you going to be in Williamsburg this summer? Looking for a job? Residence Life offers a wide variety of opportunities for summer employment. Check out what we have to offer below. 


Summer Residence Hall Staff Positions Available 

(application available March 5- March 21)

Graduate Complex Assistants (Graduate students only)
Head Residents
Community Advocate
Resident Assistants
Tribe Square RA (position filled under separate staff agreement and timeline)

Other Summer Staff Positions Available (see below)
Student Media Assistant (separate application process and timeline)
Facilities Assistant (separate application process and timeline)
Office Assistant (separate application process and timeline)

Summer Residence Hall Staff Timeline:
March 5

Applications available online 

(Not applicable for Office, Student Media or Facilities Assistant - see below)

March 21, 11:59pm Application deadline
March 23 Interview invitations sent to candidates
March 26-April 6 Interviews conducted (as scheduled)
April 11 Candidate notifications of status
April 16 - 9am Staff decisions due (electronic reply)
Position Move In Date Training Begins Departure Date
Graduate Complex Assistant Tue., May 22 Wed., May 23 Sun., Aug. 5
Head Resident Tue., May 22 Wed., May 23 Sun., Aug. 5
Community Advocate Tue., May 22 Wed., May 23 Sat., Aug. 4
Resident Assistants Wed., May 23 Thurs., May 24 Sun., Aug. 5
Tribe Square RA Wed., May 23 Thurs., May 24 Assignment continues
until May 2018
Qualifications: (See specific position descriptions for added eligibility requirements)
  • Minimum GPA 2.0
  • Must not have a conduct or honor sanction that is equal to or more stringent than probation during the application, appointment and employment period.
  • Prior Resident Assistant/Head Resident/Graduate Community Assistant/CommunityAdvocate experience is not required but preferred.
  • You must be enrolled for the fall semester, but do not have to be enrolled in a summer session.

Resident Assistant/Community Advocate/Student Media Assistant - Single room for the contracted period and $835 stipend.
Tribe Square Resident Assistant (filled) - Single room in an apartment and $1000 summer stipend.
Head Resident - Single bedroom apartment for the contracted period and $1350 stipend.
Graduate Complex Assistant - Single bedroom in a double occupancy apartment for the contacted period and a $1350 stipend (Grad only)

Summer housing will be in Barrett, Bryan Complex, Chandler, and Old Dominion.

Direct Questions about summer positions to:

General Information: Holly Alexander, [[holly]]
Head Resident and Resident Assistant positions: Emily Higham, [[echigham]]
Graduate Community Assistant position: Billie Jo Wood, [[bjwood]] 
Community Advocate and Student Media Assistant position: Jess Raymond: [[jess]]

Residence Hall Position Descriptions:

Graduate Complex Assistant

Head Resident

Community Advocate

Resident Assistant


Other Residence Life Position Descriptions:

Media Assistant 

Facilities Assistant

Office Assistant