The Career Leadership track is a collaboration between the Student Leadership Institute and the Career Planning and Placement Center. This track provides training to help students develop skills that will contribute to their success in the professional world. Workshops focus on topics that will prepare students for graduation and their search for professional career placement.
Students completing the track will receive a certificate of completion and will be recognized at the SLI Annual Recognition Ceremony.
- To assist students in formulating Career Leadership Plans to move from the academic setting to a career setting.
- To assist students in developing skills necessary to secure a job through on campus recruiting, job fairs, and networking.
- To assist in the decision of going to graduate or professional school.
- Develop skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in life after graduation.
- Help students gain confidence in their abilities and learn to communicate/market your abilities to others.
- Acquire leadership skills and build your resume.
To earn a Career Leadership Certificate ,students must complete
section A, B , C, and D .
Section A: Program Core Workshops
- Introduction to Leadership (1.5 hours)
- Ethical Decision Making (1.5 hours)
- Leading and Managing a Diverse Group (1.5 hours)
Section B: Track Core Workshops
- Business Survival Skills (1.5 hours)
- Social Media and Career Netowrking (1.5 hours)
- How To Write the Perfect Resume (1.5 hours)
- Interview for a Real Job (1.5 hours)
- Recession Survival Hot Tips for a Cold Economy (1.5hours)
- Marketing Your Leadership and Transferable Skills (1.5hours)
Section C: Elective Workshops
- Any two workshops from the pool of Elective Workshops.
Section D: Experiential Component
Participants are required to complete a minimum of 5 hours of applied leadership. This can be any activity that participants are involved outside the classroom or workshop setting that allows them to utilize the skills they have gained from there track. Five hours are required for each track the participant is involved in. Please see the Experiential Component Policy for more information.
LAST UPDATED 01/28/2010