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“Becoming part of this team changed my entire life. Do you want to get involved, help students grow, and work with the most caring group of people you’ll ever meet? This job will make you as happy as it has made me.”

Manuela, Community Developer

“I love my job because it’s a mosaic: I meet so many incredible people from all over the world who live together in a single residence community.”

Matt, RF 6th Lennox & Addington

“I find happiness in the connections that I make with students, as well as the relationships I can help foster between students.”

Erin, RF 6th Prescott

“I fundamentally believe that Residence is not just a place where you live for 8 months, but instead an environment in which you grow personally, academically, and socially.”

Mateo, RF 9th Glengarry

“I love how this [role] provides me with the possibility to show students why Carleton University is so amazing.”

Alex, 3rd Prescott

“To be a Residence Fellow is the chance to be a part of something bigger than yourself – it’s the chance to perpetuate a culture of engagement, of inclusivity, and ultimately to build a community.”

Elisa, RF 1st Lennox & Addington

“It may seem simplistic to most domestic students, but for foreigners like myself, the Residence Fellow role provides an excellent opportunity to gain a better understanding of Canadian culture.”

Duc, RF 3rd Dundas

“I applied to be a Residence Fellow because I loved the idea of being able to help first year students through one of the most exciting, terrifying, and challenging year of their lives.”

Tara, RF 4th Stormont

“In my few months of being a Residence Fellow, I have learned life long skills that no other job offers.”

Borke, RF 1st Grenville

“I realized I didn’t need to have it all figured out to be the best Residence Fellow – I just have to be willing to learn and grow into the position.”

Patrobas, RF 7th Frontenac