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Student Life Student Employment Opportunities

Student Life values the holistic learning and development of its students. We believe that practical, hands-on learning can be the most beneficial for those students. Because of this we offer a number of opportunities throughout the year for undergraduate and graduate students to learn about Higher Education and Student Life through paid positions in offices across Student Life. Please see below for more detailed information.

Undergraduate Co-op Opportunities

Orientation Coordinators

Orientation Coordinators serve in a leadership capacity on the New Student Orientation staff and are charged with serving as mentors to Orientation Leaders while coordinating several administrative aspects involved in the planning and execution of the New Student Orientation and New Student Days programs. Full position description and application timeline can be found here.

Work Study Positions

For more information on federal work study positions, visit the Drexel Central website.

The following Student Life areas are currently seeking qualified work study student workers:

  • International Student and Scholar Services
  • Office of the Dean of Students
  • Communication & Marketing (Photography & Graphic Design)

A full list of available positions across the University can be found here.

Paraprofessional Opportunities

Commuter Assistants

More information can be found here.

Leadership Assistants

A Leadership Assistant is an experienced Drexel student who serves as a paraprofessional member of the Student Leadership Development & Traditions staff. Primary responsibilities include serving as a resource to the student body, acting as a liaison to recognized student organizations and promoting student engagement and involvement at Drexel. Secondary duties include leading and managing specific projects or services provided by the office. Find out more here.

Orientation Leaders

Resident Assistants

Resident Assistants (RAs) are staff members of the Residential Living Office. Living in a residence hall is an essential part of student learning and engagement and RAs are critical in developing a community that fosters this experience. RAs works under the direction of the Resident Director (RD) of the assigned building. Success of the residential population is dependent upon the performance and commitment of each RA in fulfilling his or her role and responsibilities.Find out more about the position and application process here.

Transfer Assistants

More information can be found here. 

Graduate Student Internship Opportunities

Student Life and Higher Education Internships

Summer internships are open to graduate students from both inside and outside of Drexel. Email for more information.

CSE Graduate Fellows for Engagement

Graduate Fellow positions are open to Drexel gradate students only. More information can be found here.