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The College of Engineering is launching a people-focused, technical leadership program, E-Lead (Engineers in the Lead), for its undergraduates beginning in the Spring 2014 semester.
This three-year program is designed to:
- Develop engineers able to address 21st –century global challenges
- Prepare individuals to lead, not only through innovation and technical expertise, but also through their ability to motivate, engage and guide people and organizations who represent the full range of diversity across the human spectrum
- Educate and develop the leadership and character of outstanding engineering students, who potentially will lead technical teams in solving global problems
Be part of a student cohort of “E-Leaders” that builds and strengthens personal leadership skills while impacting the MU community and communities outside of the university.
Program elements include:
- One-credit Engineering Leadership Studios, offered each year (Studios I, II and III)
- Participation in an industry internship, co-op, research internship or major service project
- Creation of Personal Leadership Development Portfolio
- Shadowing a mentor
- Planning and leading a networking event
- Attending an annual, national leadership workshop
- A senior capstone leadership project
- Must be a sophomore in engineering, enrolled as a full-time student
- Minimum grade point average of 2.8/4.0
- Completion of GEEN 2952 Course - Professional Development for Engineers
Applications Due: Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Application Must Include:
Full name, major, anticipated graduation date, cumulative GPA
- One-page essay, NOT TO EXCEED 500 words.
Describe your leadership aspirations and why you want to be part of the E-LEAD program.
- List of previous leadership and service experiences including date/length of the experience
- Submit via GEEN 2952 Course D2L Dropbox
For more information about the E-LEAD program, contact:
Dr. Kristina Ropella
Executive Associate Dean
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
College of Engineering