• Leadership Programs
  • The Office of Student Leadership and Involvement provides several opportunities in leadership development. Our primary objective is to prepare and empower students to be effective leaders and active citizens by presenting leadership opportunities, referrals, and workshops, both on and off campus. In addition to providing these resources, we serve as a central source for leadership opportunities offered throughout the university. For more information about student leadership, please email leadandserve@newschool.edu.

    Leadership Opportunities

    Student Leadership and Involvement offers several leadership workshops and retreats throughout the year in collaboration with campus partners.

    Leadership Workshops

    What Are Your Strengths?
    February 22, 2019 5:00 p.m.

    Discover what your top five strengths are by taking the CliftonStrengths assessment, taken by almost 20 million people across all industries worldwide. Come and learn what your top five are and how to apply them to your life, career, and leadership.

    Values-Based Leadership
    March 8, 2019 5:00 p.m.

    Come and learn how your values influence your leadership style and what you can do to ensure you are keeping your values in mind while you lead.

    Leading Up, Down, and Across
    April 5, 2019 5:00 p.m.

    Can leadership be position-less? Does there need to be a hierarchy? Come and learn about how to lead no matter what position you hold on a team or in an organization.

    Transferring Your Leadership Experience to Your Résumé
    April 19, 2019 5:00 p.m.

    You've done great things! Whether you've completed a service project, joined a student club, or held an on-campus job with a professor, it's time to make sure your experiences hit a home run on your résumé. Come learn about the top skills employers look for and how to present them on a résumé.

    Orientation Leader

    Are you interested in being an Orientation Leader (OL)? Applications for 2019 OL positions have closed. Applications for 2020 OL positions will open in fall 2019.

    Emerging Leaders Program

    The Emerging Leaders Program provides an opportunity for a group of New School students to develop their understanding of leadership skills and gain practical leadership experience. These students will participate in the program throughout the spring semester on Tuesdays from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., in addition to fulfilling other commitments required of program participants. Applicants must be first- or second-year undergraduate students and are selected on the basis of their motivation and commitment to becoming involved in leadership at The New School. Self-awareness, communication, and the ability to work well with others are also very important. No leadership experience is necessary. Apply today!

    Leadership Retreat

    You are invited to apply to the annual Student and Campus Life Student Leadership Retreat to take a trip to New York's Catskill Mountains, where you will learn transferable leadership skills, and meet other New School leaders, make connections. This two-day retreat is a great way to start building your New School community. All students are encouraged to apply, but space is limited! Applications for the fall 2019 retreat will open in April 2019.

    Student Leadership Awards Ceremony

    The annual Student Leadership Awards Ceremony will be held on Friday, April 26, 2019. Nominate a student leader

    2018 Winners

  • Contact Us

    Student Leadership and Involvement
    72 Fifth Avenue, 3rd floor
    New York, NY 10011

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