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Become a Resident Assistant (RA)

The online application process to become an RA for the 2014-15 year is now closed. 
All applications were due (with references) by October 4, 2013.

To fill out an application online:  https://orgsync.com/21097/forms/33597

Application Requirements

Requirements to be considered for the Resident Assistant position are:

  • A 2.50 cumulative GPA; (Must have 2.00 GPA to be eligible to take RA Class)
  • 24 earned credit hours upon completion of Spring 2013 semester
  • Good conduct standing with the University
  • Intention to attend classes at Penn State Behrend at least one year following completion of the RA class.

Compensation

All RAs receive free housing and a stipend towards tuition. RAs placed everywhere but in the apartments will receive meal plan #5. Stipend is dependent upon location.

Applicants Transferring to Behrend

If you are transferring to Penn State Behrend and are currently an RA at another location of Penn State; enrolled in or already taken the RA Class at another location of Penn State, or are transferring from another college, please email us with your intent.

 

Here is a breakdown of the RA application/placement process.
1. Submit application (which will include two letters of reference)
2. Receive an invitation to interview.
3. Sign up for in person Interview.
4. Interview
5. If offered a place, sign up for the RA Class for Spring 2014 (H&SS 297D: Resident Assistant Theory & Practice)
6. Offers to be an RA in the Fall of 2014 will be made in April 2014 upon successful completion of the RA Class and consideration of department needs.  (Successful completion of the class does not guarantee placement as an RA.  Candidate may be placed on a waiting list.)

Contact

For more information, contact Jill Fox at jlf227@psu.edu.

 
 
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