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Harlaxton College
Harlaxton, (GB)
Room and Board
Closing date
Sep 30, 2022

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Student / PhD Candidate
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College / University

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Harlaxton College is seeking a Residential Life Intern. This is a fixed term appointment where the coordinator will serve for a five-month period covering the Spring 2023 term.


The position will serve as front line Residential Life support for the Student Experience Office. Responsibilities will be to:

  • Train and supervise student Resident Assistants and manage RA programming
  • Plan and execute the House Competition program
  • Plan and assist in the production of weekly student communications
  • Develop event related promotional materials for Manor Media
  • Manage all social media platforms for Harlaxton College
  • Document and share the student experience through designated channels
  • Create an end of term video
  • Assist in running the Weekend Checkout process via Terra Dotta systems.
  • Plan and support Student Experience Office programming
  • Serve in an on-call capacity as part of a staff duty rotation
  • Actively participate in the daily support of student needs
  • Act as trip courier for British Culture Trips and day/overnight excursions
  • Other duties and projects as assigned


We are seeking applicants who will have completed a baccalaureate degree at the time of the internship, who have had experience of working in residence life or student life programs, and who have a strong interest in international/intercultural education. Candidates should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be able comfortable working independently, be willing to work evenings and weekends and must be able to maintain confidentiality when working with student information and sensitive documents. Experience while an undergraduate student of living in on-campus Residential Halls is desirable.  Preference will be given to candidates who have extensive experience with student supervision and programming. Applicants must have legal right to live and work in the UK OR meet UK Tier 5 eligibility requirements.


Completely furnished lodging and three meals a day will be provided at Harlaxton College with a modest deduction of £77.40 [British Pound Sterling] per week for accommodation The flexible work week will average 40 hours at British minimum wage, currently £9.50 per hour.  The Residential Life Intern will have access to a shuttle service into Grantham town center, on-campus nurse, library, free laundry facilities, the on-campus gym, and the opportunity to visit some of the best locations the UK. While working as a trip leader, they will be provided with a stipend to cover the costs of meals outside of the Manor.

Step 1 in Application: Selection by Harlaxton College

Please send a detailed cover letter and resume/cv with references to From this pool, applicants will be selected to participate in a first-round interview with the Student Support and Engagement team via Zoom. Due to the high volume of applicants, we cannot offer each applicant an interview. Once the first round is complete, a second round of interviews will be offered to the top candidates and references will be checked.  Applications are due October 1st, 2022.

Step 2 in Application: Clearance and UK visa process (for non-UK Citizens) 

If you are selected by Harlaxton for this position, and do not already have the right to work in the United Kingdom, your next step is to apply for a Tier 5 GAE visa from the UK government through BUNAC. Please check the requirements for tier 5 visas to ensure your eligibility. Harlaxton college will cover the cost of the Certificate of Sponsorship, but the successful candidate will be responsible for covering the cost of the visa and the UK health surcharge (approx. £750), and flight/transportation to and from the Manor at the start and end of the position. As part of the application process, you must be able to have your fingerprints and photo taken at a US Department of Homeland Security application support center. Harlaxton College will provide support throughout the visa application process.


If, after carefully studying the Harlaxton, BUNAC, and UK government websites, you still have questions, please contact:


For over forty years, the students and faculty of the University of Evansville have had a second home in the United Kingdom, at Harlaxton College. Imagine studying in a 100-room Victorian manor house in the rolling English countryside one hour north of London. At Harlaxton College, the British campus of the University of Evansville, you will do just that! And you'll share the manor with a community of committed faculty, supportive staff, and fellow students from UE and our partner colleges. Your family from home may join you for a few days' visit if they are able; you'll also have the opportunity to make new family ties with members of the local community in Grantham who share in the Harlaxton experience each semester.

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