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Student Leadership Institute

The Student Leadership Institute (SLI) is a series of workshops that builds and enhances leadership skills by introducing you to core leadership concepts and personal branding, the development of your networking strategies, refining your resume, and practicing your interview skills. It is highly recommended that students participate in all three sessions for the full SLI experience.

RSVP to the Student Leadership Institute

RSVP to the Student Leadership Institute by completing our Online RSVP form ahead of time by Monday, May 3, 2021.

 

 

Student Leadership Institute Sessions

It is highly recommend that students participate in all three sessions for the full SLI experience. 

Friday, May 7, 2021
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Introduction to leadership
It is important for a leader to have the skills to properly connect and communicate with others in order to foster collaboration and build trust. During the first workshop session, students will learn eight core concepts of leadership 

Building Your Brand
A personal brand is, who you are, what you stand for. During the first workshop session, students will learn the important of their personal brand.

Friday, May 14, 2021
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Importance of Networking

Business networking is a valuable way to expand your knowledge, learn from the success of others, foster relationships, and let others know about your talents. During this workshop, students will recieve tips on how to get their handshake right the first time, five reasons why business cards still matter, and get power tips on networking to make more meaningful connections 

Elevator Speech
An elevator speech is a short description of yourself that explains the concept in a way such that any listener can understand it in a short period of time. Students will get a crash corse on how to create their very own elevator speech for those impromptu moments.

Business Dining Etiquette

Whether you're grabbing a quick lunch with colleagues or need to impress potential employers at a formal dinner, maintaining a professional image is important. Students will learn what to and not to do before, during, and after a business dinner.

Friday, May 21, 2021
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

The Professional Resume

Your resume is one of the most important tools you'll employ during your job search. Learn how to highlight your educational qualifications, professional achievement, and career objectives. Students will learn the Do's and Dont's of writing a resume and recieve the one on one resume review with faculty and staff.

Dress for Success

Good first impressions are crucial to landing a job. Your appearance matters and educates others on how you want to be approached. Successful people maintain an impeccable image because they know it's part of their brand. Students will discuss guidelines for business professional attire for men and women and what is unacceptable in the workplace.

Interview Skills
Students will get the chance to improve their interviewing skills by practicing with our faculty and staff. 

 

 

Student Leadership Institute Design Team

Nayeli Oliva
Director
Student Equity and Achievement
noliva@elcamino.edu

Connie Zandate
Student Advisor
Student Equity and Achievement
czandate@elcamino.edu

Masiel Calderon
Counselor
Student Equity and Achievement
mcalderon@elcamino.edu

John Ross Gatlin
Graphic Specialist
Student Equity and Achievement
jgatlin@elcamino.edu

Robert Williams
Counselor
Student Equity and Achievement

rowilliams@elcamino.edu 

Chris Hurd
Counselor
Student Equity and Achievement
churd@elcamino.edu

Marleen Ledesma
Office Aide
Student Equity and Achievement

mledesma@elcamino.edu

Araceli Rodriguez
Office Aide
Student Equity and Achievement
arrodriguez@elcamino.edu