Resident assistants (RAs) are peer advisors and mentors who live and work with on-campus residents and assist them in addressing personal and academic needs. Our RAs help build the NHTI community by getting to know residents, planning floor/hall events, and maintaining a secure environment. Our RAs genuinely care about residents and want to help students succeed.


Being an RA is both challenging and rewarding – here are some of the benefits you can expect:

  • Enhanced skills in time management, communication, peer counseling, event planning, leadership, navigating college resources, and more! These skills can give you a significant boost in your job search after college. 
  • The chance to make a positive difference in the resident community and in your residents’ lives.
  • The compensation: RAs are compensated with room/board.
  • RAs get single rooms.


  • Have at least a 2.3 cumulative GPA
  • Be registered for at least 9 credits


Each of the following 5 elements have be completed successfully to be considered for the position of RA; not all candidates advance to each element.

  1. RA application, cover letter, resume, 2 recommendations
  2. RA group process interview
  3. Individual interview with residence hall directors
  4. Shadowing in each residence hall
  5. Interview with director of Residence Life

For more information, fill out the form below:

Resident Assistant Interest Form

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