The LEAD Colloquium
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The LEAD Colloquium (formerly known as the Leadership Forum) enhances the internship experience by strengthening your skills, broadening your understanding of issues and building your professional confidence. Complementing both the internship and academic course, it is comprised of a variety of activities and assignments chosen to help you expand and enrich your academic and professional knowledge through complimentary experience and critical reflection.

The activities and assignments include:


  • Small Group Discussion
  • The Alan K. Simpson-Norman Y. Mineta Leaders Series
  • Professoinal Track Programming
  • Civic Engagement
  • Career Boot Camp
  • Global Citizenship Day (fall and spring)
  • Structured reflection and documentation of learning through a portfolio

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