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Other Opportunities

ACUHO-I Internship Program

Members include thousands of campus housing professionals who work at more than 1,000 campuses as well as more than 250 companies and organizations whose products and services support the profession’s needs.

The ACUHO-I Housing Internship Program is one of the most prestigious and competitive internship opportunities available in student affairs. The program provides students invaluable real-world work experience that can be applied to their current coursework. At the same time, institutions that host interns benefit from an infusion of new staff who assist with training, conference management, special projects, program development, and more.

Each year, ACUHO-I member organizations from around the world post positions spanning a variety of roles within student affairs, including residence life, facilities, conference services, family housing, housing assignments, and food service. For more information, please visit the ACUHO-I Housing Internship Program website.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick recruits two ACUHO-I summer interns, one intern to serve in Residence Education: Living-Learning Communities and one for Residence Life Assignments. National recruitment is coordinated through the ACUHO-I Housing Internship Program. Interns provide a valuable contribution to our staff through their project work, their interactions with our staff and students, and through their insights and perspectives.

Successful candidates should possess professional passion for working in student affairs and be willing to contribute fresh ideas to our growing residential program. We welcome candidates who are energetic, adventuresome, committed, and open to new perspectives.

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The Association of College and University Housing Officers-International is the preeminent professional association that supports and promotes the collegiate residential experience. Members believe in developing exceptional residential experiences at colleges, universities, and other post-secondary institutions around the world.

ACUHO-I creates value through education, avocation, and network connections and helps housing professionals meet the needs of dynamic campus environments. They do this to help make a positive difference in the lives of our members and the students they serve.

Meet Our ACUHO-I Summer Interns

Gillian Dauer

Gillian Dauer

Gillian Dauer (she/her) is thrilled to be returning to the Rutgers Residence Life team this summer. Originally from Lawrence Township, NJ, Gillian earned her Bachelor of Arts in American Studies from Rutgers University-New Brunswick in May 2022. While at Rutgers, Gillian worked with the New Jersey Folk Festival, the Rutgers Honors College, SAS academic advising, and Residence Life where she proudly served as the Resident Assistant for the Rainbow Perspectives thematic community. Through these experiences, Gillian found a sense of purpose and passion for student affairs, specifically in student support, success, and educational access and equity.

She currently studies at Indiana University Bloomington in pursuit of an M.S.Ed. in Higher Education and Student Affairs. At IU, Gillian holds a graduate assistantship with Residential Programs & Services, where she supervises a staff of RAs, advises the Conduct Board, and teaches the introductory residential leadership course. This past spring, Gillian joined the IU School of Medicine in their Medical Service-Learning Office and managed their AmeriCorps selection and onboarding process. In her free time, Gillian loves to read, see Broadway shows, and go to the beach.

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Living-Learning Community Peer Mentors

Peer mentors are motivated and committed undergraduate students who wish to make a positive and significant impact on the lives of Rutgers students. Our current peer mentors say that the peer mentor experience has provided a hands-on opportunity to demonstrate the ability to build community, act as a campus resource, make connections with faculty and staff, and positively contribute to the success of their peers. Whether it is assisting a student in identifying clubs that meet their needs, giving personal advice, keeping them company while watching a movie, or outlining the do’s and don’ts of Expos, our peer mentors act as a vital component of our Living-Learning Program.

The peer mentor application for our International Community is still open: Learn more about the Peer Mentor position!

For more information contact Ariel Leget, Assistant Director Living-Learning Communities and Academic Initiatives at

Benefits of Becoming a Living-Learning Community Mentor:

  • Assist students in connecting to members of the university community
  • Allows you to meet new people
  • Share experiences and offer support to LLC members
  • Develop relationship with faculty members in your area of interest
  • An opportunity to work closely with other students and other Rutgers University departments
  • Helps you gain an appreciation for diversity
  • Learn more about campus resources
  • Great resume builder