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Leadership Academy

Academy Events

Academy members may earn point values listed in parentheses for participation; however, ALL events are open to ALL students regardless of whether or not they are members of the Academy.

Academy Services

All services in the Academy are open to ALL students in the College of Engineering and include:

  • Assistance with job search, including access to powerful databases that provide the latest information
  • Resume and cover letter review
  • Mock interviews
  • Individualized career counseling
  • Presentations to your class or organization
  • Wide variety of professional and personal development sessions
  • Training for the engineering leaders of tomorrow

We welcome requests for ADA accommodations. Please contact muengracademy@missouri.edu to make arrangements.

Leadership Academy One Read

To participate, read the book (to be announced in the fall) and attend one of two book discussions next semester (dates TBA). Academy enrollees receive 20 points for participating, but the One Read is open to all students, faculty and staff in the College.

Check back in the fall for the announcement of the new One Read title!


Upcoming Leadership Engagement Events

While these sessions are open to all students in the college, students enrolled in the Leadership Academy may receive 10 certificate points for attending.

Mad dash résumé review – Monday, Sept. 16

Don’t miss your chance to have your résumé reviewed the day before the career fair. Industry representatives from employers attending the career fair will be at the College of Engineering on Monday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to review resumes in 20-minute individual sessions. Résumé reviews will be held on the first floor in offices and study rooms in Lafferre Hall. Students must first check in with the Leadership Academy in W1025 Lafferre Hall. Pre-registration is not required. For more information, contact the MU Engineering Leadership, Engagement & Career Development Academy at muengracademy@missouri.edu or (573) 884-1907.

Fall 2019 Engineering Reverse Career Fair – Monday, Sept. 16

Engineering Student Organizations, reserve your table for the Fall 2019 Engineering Reverse Career Fair on Monday, Sept. 16 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., location TBD. This is a great opportunity for your organization to share information, showcase projects, technologies and inventions with industry representatives. All engineering students are invited to attend. Business casual attire is recommended. Sign up here to reserve a table for your group! For more information, contact the Engineering Leadership, Engagement and Career Development Academy at muengracademy@missouri.edu or (573) 884-1907.

Fall 2019 Engineering Career Fair — noon, MizzouRec – Tuesday, Sept. 17

The Fall 2019 Engineering Career Fair will be held Tuesday, Sept. 17, from noon to 4 p.m. at MizzouRec. Students must enter through the north entrance of the MizzouRec on Rollins Street across from the Student Center. Top engineering companies will attend this event to recruit for internships, co-ops and full-time positions. Career fairs provide you opportunities to meet employers and to start establishing your network. Get your resume ready or schedule a mock interview with the MU Engineering Leadership, Engagement & Career Development Academy at muengracademy@missouri.edu or 573-884-1907.

Students, please complete this brief survey to let us know your availability for events

The Engineering Leadership, Engagement and Professional Development Academy would like to know the day(s) and time(s) that are best for students to attend professional development educational sessions. You do NOT have to be a member of the Academy to attend these sessions. They are open to ANY STUDENT in the College of Engineering. Please complete this brief survey letting us know your availability. We appreciate your response so we may schedule these sessions at a time that is best for you.

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