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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

Upcoming Leadership Events

Fall Semester 2018

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

Google Culture Talk – Tuesday, Oct. 30

4 p.m. at W1004 Lafferre Hall

Gather ’round for our first Leadership Academy CAMPFIRE STORIES — an informal and relaxed experience (with food!) that will feature true stories related to engineering leadership and discussions of the issues and challenges those stories present. Our first gathering will feature Dr. David Hammer, MU professor emeritus of Civil and Environmental Engineering, who will discuss the Flood of ’93 in Missouri and the engineering, ethical and legal implications of that disaster. Come hear the story, ask your questions and join in the discussion that should last 60 to 90 minutes. Academy members receive 10 points for participating, but the session is open to all students in the College.

Leadership Academy Speaker Series – Wednesday, Nov. 2

2 p.m. at Jesse Wrench Auditorium

The Engineering Leadership, Engagement and Career Development Academy announces the first presentation in its 2018-2019 Speaker Series: The Heart of Leadership. A lifelong student of leadership who believes our greatness is rooted in our goodness, MU Vice Chancellor for Extension and Engagement and UM System Chief Engagement Officer Marshall Stewart shares his perspective on putting those we serve before ourselves and the importance of leading from the heart in often challenging times. Leadership Academy members receive 15 certificate points for attending, but this presentation is open to the entire MU community. In partnership with the MU Parent Leadership Council.

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