Leadership Opportunities

Residential Inclusion and Leadership Education

The Residential Inclusion and Leadership Education unit of Residential Life of University Housing provides students with opportunities to enhance the student experience through empowerment and leadership. Our opportunities include, but are not limited to:

  • Central Housing Student Organizations. 
  • Day-long Housing Leadership Conference opportunities.
  • National Leadership Conferences - We provide students the opportunity to attend national leadership conferences such as National Center for Student Leadership (NCSL) and Impact. 
  • Alternative Spring Break trips.
  • Special Events/Program Planning.

Working in the Halls

Interested in applying for a Resident Advisor (RA), Office Assistant or one of our new Inclusion & Leadership paraprofessional jobs in the coming year?  Check out various student employment opportunities that we offer.

Illinois Leadership Center

The Illinois Leadership™ Center at the University of Illinois provides student, faculty and staff with opportunities to develop or enhance essential leadership skills. Their programs and services provide leadership training through both academic coursework and experiential programming. They help provide the "experience you need in life" to be successful in your community, organizations and relationships. If you would like more information about their programs and events, call 217-333-0604 or email them at leadership@illinois.edu.

Leadership Opportunities with Registered Organizations

The University of Illinois has over 1,100 registered student organizations (RSO's) that are housed in the Illini Union. For a complete listing of RSO's and to find out how to get involved with them, visit the Office of Student Engagement or visit them in the southwest corner of the second floor in the Illini Union.