“My advice for anyone who is even mildly interested in applying is to do so. Being a Residence Fellow has undoubtedly shaped my university experience for the better, and it can do the same for you.”

Brier, RF 2nd Lennox & Addington

“I love my job because it’s more than a job – it’s an outlet for growth not only for students but also for myself.”

Douglas, RF 1st Glengarry (2017-2018)

“It’s a very fulfilling job. I’ve gained so much insight and respect for what Residence does for so many students every year.”

Sarah, RF 7th Glengarry (2017-2018)

“Carleton has become my home and I wanted to help others find a home in Carleton, as well”

Victoria, 3rd Glengarry (2017-2018)

“I love my job because I get the opportunity to connect with each student in a positive and meaningful way.”

Fatemah, RF 6th Prescott (2017-2018)

“I can truly say that I have never felt this supported, encouraged, or valued as I do now being a part of Residence Life.”

Lauren, RF 5th Lennox & Addington (2017-2018)

“You do not have to be “perfect” to be qualified to be a Residence Fellow.  You just have to go into the position with a positive mind-set as well as being open to learning and growing from the experience.”
Tobi, RF 7th Frontenac (2017-2018)

“You never live the same day twice as a Residence Fellow.”

Tayler, RF 6th Frontenac (2017-2018)

“I love my job because you get to meet amazing people from different backgrounds. You get a chance to learn something from each student.”

Evgenia, RF 4th Dundas (2017-2018) 

“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 (2016-2017)

“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 (2016-2017)

“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 (2016-2017)

“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 (2016-2017)

“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 (2016-2017)

“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 (2016-2017)

“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 (2016-2017)

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

Borke, RF 1st Grenville (2016-2017)

“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 (2016-2017)