Leadership Events and Workshops

Student Life Leadership Academy

Through a half day conference, participants are challenged to transform their leadership potential. The Academy takes 100 participants through a self-directed journey of discovery that allows them to focus on self awareness, relationships, and the skills necessary to inspire lasting positive change. Learn more »

Emerging Leaders Weekend

Emerging Leaders Weekend is a two day, one night weekend retreat for first and second-year undergraduates focused on the five Student Life Leadership Domains: awareness and development of self, interpersonal dynamics and relationships, navigating systems and power, cognitive and practical skills, and social responsibility. Through the retreat participants will be able to have an experiential, hands-on learning environment that allows them to do rather than singularly listen. Participants will practice and experiment with new leadership behaviors, and ultimately plan for ongoing leadership development.

The Leadership Studio

The Leadership Studio is a monthly workshop series that provides participants with the opportunity to practice, exercise, and ultimately gain a new skill that can be incorporated into their lives. Studio sessions will incorporate collaborative learning coupled with the notion of less information covered in greater depth to facilitate engaged leadership experiences.

StrengthsFinder Training

StrengthsFinder is a customized training available by request for your club or organization's executive board in order to grow your self knowledge and effectiveness as a team. What is StrengthsFinder? Clifton StrengthsFinder is an online assessment that allows you and your executive board to discover, understand, and maximize your strengths. You possess a unique combination of talents, knowledge, and skills — strengths — that you use in your daily life to do your work, achieve your goals, and interact with others. When you understand and apply your innate strengths, the effect on your life is profound. Learn more »

Leading for Impact

The Center for Student Life and the DO School — a new opportunity for students to develop leadership and service skills for a 21st century economy through experiential education. From March to July, 20 students will develop an innovative and effective concept for a social or sustainable challenge. Through the program students will become active entrepreneurs and drivers for positive change.

One-On-One Consulting

Schedule a one-on-one meeting with a member of the Center for Student Life to better learn about your interests, experiences, and leadership goals. There's so much to do in the Center for Student Life! Get in touch »

Student Life Awards

Each spring the Center for Student Life honors student leaders, clubs, and organizations that have impacted student life at New York University.