Work for The Center for Student Engagement

The Center for Student Engagement (CSE) offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate student employment opportunities available each year. Please see below for a list of active openings and for information on how to apply.  

The Center for Student Engagement provides student staff with meaningful experiences in a diverse and inclusive environment, with the intention to provide personal, professional, and academic growth.  CSE offers student staff opportunities to develop leadership and marketable skills that will contribute to their ongoing and future success. We foster an environment where student staff members are able to explore, learn, and feel valued in their contributions to the team.

Every CSE team member has the ability to make a lasting impact by supporting the GW community as a whole.


Current Employment Opportunities Available 

Undergraduate Student Positions  

No active searches at this time.  Searches for 2019 Lead Summer Assistants will be launching in the coming weeks!  

Searches for the 2019-2020 Resident Advisor role has closed.  Keep an eye on our website October 2019 for our 2020-2021 search.

Graudate Student Positions

Thank you for your interest in our graduate roles for the 2019-2020 academic year!  Our graduate staff members serve an integral role in supporting and enhancing the student experience here at GW.  All of our staff members bring their own experiences, goals, and approaches to the role but share a common desire to make meaningful contributions in the lives of our students.  Roles within our office include:


Assistant Program Coordinators (APCs)

APCs assist in programmatic planning and execution that enhances the GW undergraduate and graduate student experience, through supporting programs and initiatives that produce positive student outcomes. Our APCs work within one of our teams (Community Support and Leadership, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Housing, Mount Vernon Campus, Student Involvement, etc), and work on a focused area to create and develop innovative initatives.

APC, The Store

The Store is a student-run food pantry at The George Washington University (GW) that is managed by the Store student organization and The Center for Student Engagement, providing resources and support for students living with food insecurity. Over the past couple of years, the awareness of this need has increased on college campuses as students make hard choices about how to spend their limited resources. The Store’s mission is to address student need at GW by offering food and other resources to ensure that every student has the opportunity to succeed. https://studentengagement.gwu.edu/store

We are looking for someone who enjoys working with students, and wants to have a positive impact  on the GW student experience. Who can maintain professionalism while exhibiting respectful discretion of confidentiality and anonymity for students; presents strong organizational skills, proven ability to stay on task, meets deadlines, and demonstrates follow through, as well as an ability to jump in and be very hands on.

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Residence Directors (RDs)

RDs support the holistic development of their team and students through fostering connection between one another, support systems, communities, and the university in our residential communities. The advice, guidance, care, and mentorship RDs provide to their team and residents contribute to making the RD role essential in supporting and enhancing the student experience.


Roles that have open vacancies and are accepting applications will have links under the above sections that will direct you to fuller position descriptions and directions on how to apply. Currently all roles for the 2019-2020 academic year have been filled.  


Professional Staff Positions
There are no active searches at this time.
Undergraduate and Graduate students seeking other on-campus employment can also visit Handshake for more opportunities.  Individuals seeking full-time professional employment opportunities can also visit GW Jobs for more opportunities.  

(Page updated 07.10.2019)