Being a Resident Adviser at UW was Fun and Informative
Resident Advisor (Current Employee) – Seattle, WA – April 27, 2018
After 2 years of being an RA on UW campus, I learned a lot about managing and serving residents, who are also students. I learned a lot about professional communication, oral and written, and how to collaborate effectively with my team. The workplace culture was typically casual, occasionally more professional when interacting with program directors, but in general very supportive of students. The RA role is a lot of work, and the workload from week to week is hard to anticipate, but overall I enjoyed my time in the role.
Compensation via housing and dining waiver, organizing fun events was part of the job, lots of free food, got to work with fun people
Unexpected late evenings when on duty, hard to anticipate weekly schedule