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 OPTION 2: FOUR-WEEK PROGRAM

JUNE 29 - JULY 28, 2019

NO LONGER AVAILABLE

Emerging Young Professionals Academy

Four-Week Program | June 29 - July 28, 2019

  • Leadership & Professional Development (2 weeks)

  • Self-Discovery & Career Exploration (2 weeks)

Strengthen your leadership skills and get started on building a successful career with this four-week program.

 

This session focuses heavily on business communication, public speaking, and leadership development. Students will learn to conduct research and present it in a professional setting, both in teams and individually.

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Leadership & Professional Development portion of the program challenges explorers to strengthen their leadership skills. It focuses heavily on business communication, public speaking, and leadership development. Explorers collaborate not only with each other but also with mentors who work in various industries. During the Self-Discovery and Career Exploration portion, students learn to recognize their personal interests and how to apply them when choosing their future career. Explorers showcase their newfound skills through an entrepreneurial project that will be presented to their peers, ambassadors, and a panel of individuals.

WHY GET INVOLVED?

Why Register?

This experience is for students who are ready to start building a strong leadership foundation. This program involves a face-paced itinerary of workshops, outings, and discussions that will prepare you for future success. You will leave with new skills and the confidence to speak publicly, communicate effectively, and be a strong leader.  

This Experience Will Help You:

● Strengthen your public speaking skills

   through practice, review, and debates

● Discover how to use your strengths and

   personality to be an effective leader

●Increase your mastery of the executive functioning skills

  and social skills needed to be an effective leader

● Understand and practice the various aspects

   of business communication

 

● Design and present an entrepreneurial project

   through collaboration with various individuals who

   work in the field of business

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WHO SHOULD APPLY?

This experience is for students who are motivated and ready to focus on their leadership skills. We will all be required to lead at some point in our lives. If you want to gain the advantage of being an effective leader than this is for you!

NO LONGER AVAILABLE

YOUR EXPERIENCE INCLUDES

UNIVERSITY HOUSING

To ensure explorers fully experience university life, the students stay in a residence hall (dormitory). These include suite-style rooms with one roommate.

Explorers and ambassadors stay on floors assigned by gender.

UNIVERSITY

HOUSING

PROFESSIONAL SITE VISITS

The program includes professional site visits to Fortune 500 companies, nonprofit organizations, and U.S. Government Buildings.

Flagship companies and leading offices in prospect include: Monsanto, Boeing, Columbia Food Bank, Missouri State Capitol & Supreme Court, and more!

PROFESSIONAL

SITE VISITS

DAILY MEALS

Explorers have their meals at select locations, including campus dining halls, local restaurants, and catered events.​ All meals are included in the price of the program.

Special dietary requests are accommodated, as needed.

THREE DAILY

MEALS

INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES

Explorers participate in a variety of daily activities, hosted on and off campus. In addition to field trips, these activities include self-assessment, team building, and career-related exercises.

Students will have daily free time at the on-campus recreation center.

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INTERACTIVE

ACTIVITIES

ROUND-THE-CLOCK SUPPORT

During their  journey, explorers are guided by university student ambassadors. These ambassadors act as mentors and facilitators, while they oversee small teams of six to eight students.

 

Our intensive training process ensures that our ambassadors are well-equipped to lead & support explorers.

ROUND-THE-CLOCK

SUPPORT

TRANSPORTATION

Transportation to and from the St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) will provided, in addition to all ground transportation during the program.

Airfare is not included. 

GROUND

TRANSPORATION

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