The RA Position is one of the most impactful student leadership positions at Duke University. Not only do you lead within your community and on-campus, but many RAs take the skills they learned in the position to become leaders in their fields after graduation. Here is a sample of some of the transferable skills that can help you stand out:

  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work with diverse groups of people
  • Conflict resolution and mediation
  • Crisis management
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Role modeling and leadership
  • Event planning
  • Time management and organization
  • Teamwork and collaboration

Read more about how an RA position at Duke has helped set these individuals up for success in their careers after Duke: