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Conferences@UVA is Hiring!

Our operation would not be successful without a team of dedicated and hard-working student staffers. We invest in the professional development of our student employees and foster a work environment where collaboration and self-governance is encouraged, and diversity is celebrated.

We are currently hiring for the following staff positions for our Summer 2019 conference season:


Conference Residential Assistants (Job #2179093)
Conference Assistants (Job #2179031)

We're looking for students to serve as conference experts for an assigned number of conference groups and performs a wide variety of customer service tasks throughout the summer as part of the overall conferences team. Conference Residental Assistants (CRAs) will also serve an improtant role as an in-residence assistant to mtriculating first-year students who are housed on-Grounds as participants in summer academic programs.

Employment dates: May 11 – August 11, 2019.

Read the full job descriptions:


What is the deadline?

Applications and resumes are being accepted now through March 1, 2019 for Assistant positions.


How do I apply?

Apply Through Handshake using the position number above.

Please submit a resume as well as your responses to all three of these questions, in short paragraph format (300 word max):

  • Tell us a bit about yourself. What makes you interested in working with Conferences@UVA this summer?
  • What prior experience, skills, or qualities do you feel would make you a good fit for our team?
  • What is something interesting about you that is not reflected on your resume?


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