Digital Leadership Academy

What is the Digital Leadership Academy?

The Division of Information Technology is looking for a select group of motivated and serious students to be part of the new Digital Leadership Academy. This new program aims to help students become well-rounded individuals who will graduate with real-world professional skills and earn micro-credential badges to prove it. 

Students will learn basic IT fundamentals, develop analytic and professional skills, work collaboratively on projects with a team, deliver professional presentations, and more. 

Multiple positions are available across a variety of disciplines: 

  • Cyber Security 
  • Network & Telecommunications 
  • Customer Service 
  • Servers 
  • Programming / Development 
  • Data 
  • Computer Repair & Support 
  • Accessibility & UX/UI 
  • Infrastructure 
  • and more 

Students are expected to work a minimum of 15 hours a week with a maximum of 28 hours per week during the semester (20 for international students). Students are typically scheduled during normal business hours (8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday). 

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Interested students can apply on Handshake. Applications must include a resume and cover letter. A letter of recommendation is also strongly suggested. 

Please include the following information within your cover letter: 

  • Your projected graduation date 
  • Your potential availability during breaks (Fall / Spring / Summer) 

All undergraduate students, of any major, are welcome to apply. Preference will be given to freshmen and sophomore students. 


  • Ability to communicate in a professional and courteous manner with a diverse set of people 
  • Ability to conduct quality research 
  • Ability to deliver professional presentations to high-ranking university officials 
  • Follow through on tasks and quickly respond to requests 
  • Adapt to new processes and procedures 

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