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Global Leadership Program Requirements

Requirements to Apply

  • Junior or senior who possess a 3.0 GPA at the time of application.
  • Be enrolled in and complete 12 credit hours each semester (Full-time).
  • Must be able to commit for two semesters (Fall and Spring).
  • Submit one paragraph proposal for a Global Engagement event on something you are passionate about.


Program Participant Responsibilities

  • Attend Student Retreat (August 10, 2023)
  • Attend Monthly Meetings (First Tuesday of the month at 3pm)
  • Student-led Global Engagement Event
    • Program participants are required to organize and lead 1-2 events (faculty presentation, roundtable, panel, etc.) that highlights a global issue.
    • Program participants will work with Office for Global Engagement staff for guidance and support. 
  • Support Global Engagement Efforts on Campus

Program participants must actively participate in a minimum of 5 Global Engagement events per semester, for example:

    • Global Spotlight (internationally focused, faculty-led lectures and presentations)
    • United Nations Days events (i.e., International Peace Day, International Mother Language Day, International Women’s Day)
    • 75th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 
    • Events organized by other council members
    • Other events approved by the Office for Global Engagement


Program Participant Benefits

  • Leadership, communication, teamwork, organization, and public speaking skills.
  • Gain an increased ability to present yourself, the passions you wish to explore, and the kind of leader you want to be to universities and future employers.
  • Interact with foreign dignitaries and UN representatives.
  • Members of the council will participate in an engaged learning experience during Spring Break.
    *Based on satisfactory completion of requirements during the Fall semester.


Internship Credits

Program participants will have the option to receive 3 Internships credits for each semester they are part of the council. Extra duties will be assigned to comply with internship requirements. Additional duties include, but not exclusive to, the following:

  • Assisting at Office for Global Engagement events
  • Tabling to promote Office for Global Engagement and events across campus
  • Conducting promotional campaigns for Office for Global Engagement
  • Provide support during dignitary visits

To apply for Internship credit, find your advisor by clicking the following link.