Latinos Lead - Wichita State University

What is Latinos Lead?

Latinos Lead is a program that focuses on facilitating a seamless transition from college to the workforce by focusing on three areas, including cultural awareness, personal development and leadership skills. Students will gain improved self-awareness across leadership competencies, access to a cross-sector and multi-industry network of Latino professionals and enhance their career presence and personal brand.

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Benefits of joining Latinos Lead

  • Emerge into an expansive network of workplace professionals with coaching and mentorship opportunities
  • Discover how to evaluate your skills and qualities, while setting goals to maximize your potential
  • Expose yourself to your desired career by learning the importance of networking events and be motivated to lean into discomfort
  • Experience unique leadership programs to enhance your leadership skills on how to motivate and influence people to work towards a common goal
  • Interact with other Wichita State University Latinx student leaders

Requirements

  • Must show time commitment and active participation in all workshops and sessions
  • Have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average or higher
  • Be in good standing academically and judicially within the institution
  • Have earned at least 24 credit hours at Wichita State University prior to the beginning of Fall 2021
  • Be willing to lean into discomfort to grow personally and expand your professional network

How to Apply?

  • Complete the Latinos Lead application and upload a copy of your resume through the application process
  • Each application will be reviewed and those selected will proceed to schedule an interview with the selection committee
  • Applications will close at midnight on Sunday, September 12

Expectations

  1. Display a positive attitude towards all professionals, students and facilitators.
  2. Be cooperative and stay engaged throughout the program's duration.
  3. Partake in conversations occurring within the program with professionals, students and facilitators.
  4. Schedule coaching/mentoring sessions with at least one professional in the program.
  5. Have/create a LinkedIn profile to connect with others.
  6. Be prepared to ask questions and engage in discussions with your professional mentor.
  7. Participants will need to attend modules scheduled from 10 a.m.-noon on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month

THREE REASONS TO JOIN LATINOS LEAD

Engage in Professional Growth and Leadership
Networking and Mentorships
Understand the Workforce Setting Before Graduation
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