This 6 week Leadership Course will aim to familiarize participants with the Leadership Challenge, build confident leaders, and develop leadership skills. Each class will consist of a brief discussion, activity, and work in small groups, with some out of class reading and handouts to review. Participants will be encouraged to relate the material discussed to situations in their personal, professional or academic lives.
The course will be led by Chris Daversa, Associate Director of Student Development. The course does not bear academic credit.
35 W 67th Street
(February 14, 21, 28, March 14, 21, 28)
Program cost is $15. The registration cost will reserve your space in the course and cover the cost of materials including a copy of “The Leadership Challenge” by Kouzes and Posner. Only open to Macaulay students.
Registration closes February 9th. Space is limited to 12 participants. Participants will be chosen based on their responses below, and acceptances into the program will be sent via email by February 11th.
**Time subject to change based on applicants responses below
Opportunities Fund – Funded by The New York Community Trust
(Established in Community Funds by the co-founder of The Reader’s Digest Association)
ELIGIBILITY & APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
- Generally, Macaulay Scholars applying for this funding must have a family income of $75,000 or less. (Macaulay Honors College will obtain this information from the FAFSA each Macaulay Scholar has already filed.)
- Macaulay Scholars whose family income exceeds $75,000 may be eligible for the New York Community Trust Grant if they can demonstrate that their families have “extraordinary financial responsibilities.” Students applying under this exception must attach an explanation and appropriate supporting documentation to their application.
- Macaulay Scholars must be NYC Residents to apply for this fund.
- Recipients of the New York Community Trust Grant may be asked to complete a brief online survey after completing their internship experience. This survey is administered by the New York Community Trust. The Trust may also ask recipients to provide a brief written or verbal narrative concerning their internship experience.
- To apply for the New York Community Trust Grant, Macaulay Scholars must complete the application below. A statement of justification AND an updated transcript (unofficial is acceptable) MUST accompany the application. Candidates must currently be in good academic standing.
- Macaulay Scholars who receive the New York Community Trust Grant are NOT permitted to receive other sources of funding for their internship.
- Priority will be given to internship positions that meet the following areas: (1) sciences, (2) government, policy and law, (3) social work/psychology. Consideration will also be given to internships outside of these areas as well as support for students participating in the New Media Lab at Macaulay.
The first 15 students to arrive will receive a free professional gift!
Friday, December 4, 2015
Macaulay Honors College
35 West 67th Street
A critically important opportunity to meet potential employers and to create positive first impressions.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
8:00-10:00am, networking breakfast in the reading room
9:00-10:00am, The Rules of Engagement, Making the Most of Macaulay’s 2015 Career Fair with Presenter Mary Crane in the screening room. Popular Macaulay presenter Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com) will tell you everything you need to know to effectively prepare for the career fair, strategically manage the event, and follow up in a manner that improves your chances of landing a job.
10:00am-1:00pm, meet employers at the Career and Internship Fair on the lower level. The fair includes representatives from a variety of industries offering Spring and Summer 2016 internship opportunities including Apropo Studio, Duane Morris LLP, Free Arts NYC, Ford Foundation, Met Council on Housing, Teach for America, The Fresh Air Fund and many others.
Please fill out the information below and upload your resume.
First year students who wish to attend should first go to a professional development workshop at Macaulay Honors College or at your home campus Career Services Office. Students should wear business attire.
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org