2018 Resident Assistant Application
An AGUILA Resident Assistant (RA) is critical to the success of the Annual Leadership Symposium held each summer welcoming current and incoming AGUILA students. RA’s are charged with an important responsibility of serving as a role model for our students. RA’s must adhere to strict policies and procedures to ensure the safety of all participants and to encourage, inspire and motivate each student in the college application process. If you feel you are up this very fulfilling position, please complete the application and return in to AGUILA Youth Leadership Institute by Monday, April 30, 2018 at 11:59 PM.
Resident Assistant Requirements
AGUILA Youth Leadership Institute (AGUILA) welcomes applications from students with diverse academic backgrounds and interests. Resident Assistant applicants who possess a desire to be a role model and meet the following requirements will be considered for the RA position for the Summer 2018 symposium.
• Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate/graduate degree or have graduated from a post-secondary institution
• Demonstrated leadership skills and previous extracurricular involvement either in College/University or with other organizations.
• Ability to connect with and relate to a wide diversity of students
Strong communication skills, including the ability to build inclusive relationships with other students and student leaders

Individual Review: All students will be evaluated through a process called Individual Review. Through this process AGUILA will review all available information about a student’s application, carefully considering all aspects of a student’s academic background and accomplishments. In some cases, additional information might be requested.

Benefits of being an RA:
• Free on-campus housing for the dates of July 10 - 14, 2018
• All meals included
• Volunteer hour accreditation
• Networking opportunities with professionals from Arizona and across the nation
• Mental Health certification from the crisis response network

Application Steps
1. Complete entire Resident Assistant application.
2. Provide a printed résumé.
3. Schedule an in-person or phone interview.
Important Dates for Summer Symposium 2018
February 14, 2018 – Application for Resident Assistant is available

April 30, 2018 – Application for Resident Assistant is due
Complete your application for the Resident Assistant position by this date to ensure you’re considered for the maximum acceptance.

May 14, 2018 – Acceptance
Resident assistants will be notified via e-mail or phone call if accepted by AGUILA Youth Leadership Institute.

June - July 2018– Training Workshops
AGUILA will begin hosting Saturday trainings to prepare RA’s for the Summer Leadership Symposium. These workshops are mandatory. Dates will be provided upon acceptance.

July 10 - 14, 2018 – Summer Leadership Symposium at Arizona State University - Downtown
AGUILA’s annual summer leadership symposium takes place at Arizona State University’s downtown campus for 4-days/3-nights. RA’s need to arrive on Tuesday, July 10th —a day before the symposium—for an overview of the week, activities, schedule, etc.

Full Name (Last, First, MI) *
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Preferred Phone Number (Cell phone, Work, Home) (xxx)xxx-xxxx *
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Email Address *
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Mailing Address (Street, City, State, Zip) *
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Applicant Information
Please verify that all contact information is in working order for the purpose of AGUILA communication and data. This information is held in strict confidence.
Date of Birth *
Age *
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Gender *
T-shirt Size *
Driver's License Number *
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How would you describe your ethnicity? *
University/College *
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Major(s)/Minor(s) *
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Certificate(s) *
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Expected Graduation Year (i.e. 2018) *
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How are you associated with AGUILA *
If answer to previous question was Alumnus/Alumna, what year did you graduate? (i.e. 2009) If answer was Associate, how many years have you volunteered with the program? (i.e. 3) *
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How did you find out about AGUILA Youth Leadership Institute? *
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Emergency Contact Information
Please verify that all contact information is in working order for the purpose of AGUILA communication and data.
Full Name (Last, First, MI) *
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Primary Number (xxx)xxx-xxxx *
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Email *
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Relationship *
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Essay Portion
We wish to understand why you are interested in joining the AGUILA as a summer RA. Please provide a well-thought out, well-developed response to each question.
There are different opportunities you can participate in this summer, why have you chosen this symposium? *
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Do you have experience or knowledge of the role of an RA? *
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As an RA you serve as a role model for young high school students. What knowledge and experiences could you share with them that would help them in preparation for applying to college and attending college? *
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Please email your resumé to marketing@aguilayouth.org
Commitment of Participation
By signing this application, you agree to attend all trainings and be present for the entirety of the annual summer leadership symposium held on July 10 – 14, 2018 at Arizona State University downtown campus.
This application will be considered incomplete and will not be accepted if it is not signed and checked "agree".
I certify that I fully understand the above guidelines and that the information given in this application is true and correct. *
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