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Employment Opportunities

Student Employment

Student Life is now accepting applications for the following student positions. Click the position title to see a full job description. A common application for all positions can be found below the positions.

Media Engagement Intern

The Media Engagement Intern works for the Student Life Office and is supervised by the Coordinator for Student Engagement. The Intern manages Student Life's Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts daily, takes photos and videos of campus events (Including Welcome Week, Homecoming, Convocation, & Quadmania, etc.), develops engaging and unique online and print graphics, & creates engaging video content with the help of Student Life Staff.

Community Engagement Intern

The Community Engagement Intern works with the Coordinator for Student Organizations. The intern co-facilitates the development of a campus-wide service-learning community and encourages community engagement.

Mosaic Intern

The Mosaic Intern works for the Student Life’s Mosaic Center and is supervised by a professional Mosaic Center staff member (i.e. the Program Associate for Diversity and Inclusion or Assistant Director of Student Life, Cultural and Spiritual Diversity). Mosaic Interns design and facilitate interactive, diversity education workshops for campus groups, facilitate UMBC Talks diversity dialogues and other intercultural and/or cross-cultural discussions, and advise student leaders in target populations. The Mosaic Intern role is to help develop diversity and multicultural awareness, knowledge and skills through fun, safe and interactive activities. Although you will be part of a collaborative team in the Mosaic, each intern will focus on a particular student community target population.

Student Life Ambassador

The Student Life Ambassador helps create a welcoming, friendly, & helpful environment for all visitors and callers. The Ambassador is responsible for being knowledgeable about Student Life functions, is willing to go above and beyond in terms of helping visitors, and perform administrative office work. Additionally Ambassadors perform other duties that will assist staff in the operation, events and initiatives of Student Life.

The common application for all student positions is can be found here

Professional Employment

Student Life provides a healthy, dynamic, cohesive environment for all staff members. We take great pride in managing an equitable selection process for all positions. As a UMBC Student Affairs staff member, you become part of our Retriever family. We highly value your smooth integration into campus life, as well as your professional development.

When professional employment opportunities in Student Life are open, they are posted at UMBC Human Resources and in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Graduate Assistantships

There are several graduate assistantships offered through Student Life. Assistantships are typically two-year positions. Graduate Assistantships will be advertised through UMBCworks.