About the Evergreen Position

What Do Evergreens Do?

Eligibility & Perks

Candidates for the Evergreen position:

  • Must be a full-time, undergraduate student, and have completed at least one semester of coursework at Loyola;
  • Must have/maintain a preferred 3.0 GPA or minimum 2.7 GPA;
  • Must maintain a clear student conduct and honor code records;
  • Cannot serve in a conflicting role or program (due to training conflicts) such as a Resident Assistant, Executive Board of the Student Government Association, Committee Chairs of HAP, Pre-Fall Leader (through various offices), Career Ambassador, Campus Ministry Intern, or a Student Coordinator, Creative Assistant or Student Assistant with CCSJ;
  • Cannot go abroad in the fall semester (for newly accepted Evergreens);
  • If accepted, will receive a modest meal stipend to help develop community in their Messina seminar sections or transfer student groups; and
  • If accepted, gain valuable leadership experience and training in a variety of competency areas.

What to Expect & Time Commitment

The application is available from November 6th, 2023 until January 24th, 2024

    Selection Timeline

    • November 6, 2023 (12:00 p.m., EST): Applications and Reference Links Go Live
    • January 24, 2024 (11:59 p.m., EST): Applications are due
    • January 25-26, 2024: Sign-Up for Interviews
    • January 29 - February 2, 2024: Individual Interviews
    • February 2, 2024: Group Interviews
    • January 31, 2024 (5:00 p.m., EST): Reference Forms are due
    • February 13, 2024: Decision letters available

    Please note that if you are unable to meet any of the deadlines/be available for any of the dates, you may be ineligible to apply for the Evergreen position.

    Successful Candidates Should Demonstrate

    • Depth and breadth of campus and community involvements, as well as the ability to articulate the importance of getting involved during college;
    • Mature and informed decision making regarding social interactions and live by Loyola values in order to inspire others;
    • A desire to use experiences to mentor new students and the ability to model effective academic and social success strategies;
    • Comfort and openness to interacting with and relating to diverse students, faculty, and staff populations;
    • Exemplary presentation, time management and organizational skills;
    • Ability to commit adequate time and effort to fulfill the role (e.g. participation in required trainings, meetings, and enrichment hours);
    • Enthusiasm for Loyola University Maryland and Messina, including the ability to articulate the benefits of Messina, enrichment activities, and residential living component;
    • Basic understanding of the core values of Loyola and Jesuit education;
    • Ability to understand and demonstrate accountability, receive feedback, and grow as a leader;
    • Ability to maintain a positive attitude and remain open-minded in the face of a challenge;
    • Ability to consider perspectives of others to solve problems, expand worldview, and understand and appreciate differences of others;
    • Ability to work with others toward a common objective while sharing responsibility and empowering group members.