Networking Opportunities

Professional Development

ELISS will provide funding for the following activities:

A Multi-day introductory orientation

A Mid-year, in-person team planning meeting

Campus events and team projects

Virtual learning and planning sessions

A culminating briefing for national leaders

Fellows will volunteer an average of 5 per week to:

Interview stakeholders and experts in their community to better understand the causes of and potential solutions to a complex issue.

Inform the public and current leaders about an important issue through a collaborative team project (e.g. an informational website or video, a museum exhibit, etc.) and both local and national events.

Develop 21st  century leadership skills such as: communicating with diverse audiences, collaborating with a distributed team, creative problem solving, and entrepreneurship.

Explore career opportunities in all sectors with the help of mentors at a local and national level.

Fulfill various leadership roles within their fellow project groups, through roles such as project manager, data collection strategist, community outreach, etc.

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