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If you are interested in joining Red & White, we are now accepting applications for the Spring semester. Please fill out the application below to the best of your ability and be sure to attach a copy of your resume as indicated. The deadline for applications is Friday, September 15, 2017 at Midnight. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us by sending an email to

What to Expect

Prospective Red & White members are asked to fill out an application. All applications will be reviewed by the recruitment committee made up of current members of the organization. After all the applications have been received and reviewed, those candidates who best portray their excitement and desire to be part of the organization will be asked to join us at an open house and then an interview with two members of the recruitment committee.

The open house and interviews will take place between Monday, September 18th - Friday, September 22nd
. Following the interview you will be notified of your acceptance into the organization. Thank you for your application!

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Problems Copying Your Resume?

If you are having problems copying your resume, or you would just like to send us a copy of the Word document, please send it to Please note, however, that your application will not be complete until your resume is received.


If you have someone in mind who you think would fit well within the organization, please fill out the form on the recommendation page. Nominations can be made until Friday, February 10, 2017.


  • Good communication skills
  • Individuals with time to commit to be an involved member.
  • Informed about campus history and current events
  • Positive representation of RPI at campus and regional events
  • Participation in weekly committee meetings and monthly meetings (4-5 meetings per semester)
  • Be an active member with the organization


  • Be a part of a committee that provides programming to the community.
  • Networking with alumni
  • Conducting campus tours for alumni
  • Volunteering for special projects and initiatives
  • Bring new ideas to the organization

Benefits of Joining

  • Network with alumni
  • Develop leadership & communication skills
  • Build career contacts
  • Participate in university, presidential, and alumni events
  • Satisfaction of giving your time to Rensselaer and alumni
  • New people and new friends
Download the R&W Brochure (pdf)