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.
The Digital Leadership Academy is a place to practice & develop the baseline skills & competencies required in today’s workforce! Students who join the DLA will be paired with a mentor who will help them grow within the program. Students will work on and implement divisional and departmental projects which will provide a broad range of functional, technical, power and team experiences.
The program is compromised of 3 levels of growth:
Digital Leadership Student Associate
Digital Leadership Student Technician
Digital Leadership Student Leader
Interested students can apply with the link below. Applications must include a resume and cover letter. A letter of recommendation is also strongly suggested.
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
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).