In your tenure as an RA you have developed an endless supply of skill and abilities and had experiences that are going to be relevant to almost any profession. RA’s acquired interpersonal, teamwork, communication, problem-solving, & leadership skills through the job. Here are some examples of how to communicate these skills and experiences in your resume.
This type of information could show up on your resume in couple of different places depending on how you have it set up. It could fall under you Professional Experience or Employment History section as one of your experiences or jobs. If you have “skills and abilities” outlined in your resume, these activities could be listed as evidence of that particular skill.
Depending on the relationship you have built with different members of the housing staff, there are many people to choose from that will serve well as a reference including your Resident Director, Area Director, Director or Assistant Director of Housing, VP of Student Affairs.
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