Why Get Involved in Leadership

When actions speak louder than words

Whether you’re just starting, or graduation is on the horizon, take advantage of these leadership experiences that are guaranteed to leave you with a network of support, polished professionalism, self-awareness, & a portfolio to boast about on interviews!

What We're About

Transitions

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First-year Fellowship
Camp UKnight
Discovery Program
First-year Alternative Break

Career-Readiness

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Seeking Success Series
Peer Leadership Mentors
Backpack to Briefcase Workshops

Experiences

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Alternative Breaks
Retreats
Customizable Trainings

Signature Events

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Mark Conference
Leadership Week
Real Talk Summit
Digital Leadership Week

Why You Should Get Involved

Employers expect these skills from new professionals, along with demonstrated anecdotes of how you apply them.

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Demonstrated Leadership Experience

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Public Speaking & Professionalism

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Critical Thinking & Confidence

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Digital Competencies

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Initiative & Problem-Solving

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Empathy & Perspective

Gain these skills and more through hands-on learning, intentional development, and initiatives with the Leadership Department.

How To Get Started

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“Working with the Leadership department allowed me to have fun while exploring my interests, all while gaining professional experience for the future!” –ET, 2017

Become a Rutgers Leader Today!

Become a Rutgers Leader Today!

“Being involved in the Leadership Department changed my life. I’ve made lasting connections, developed more skills than I could have imagined that made me a competitive candidate post-graduation, and had the opportunity to create innovative programming that allowed me to leave my mark at Rutgers.” – MK, 2015