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Considering Leadership Studies

Enroll in an Introductory Course
You must complete or be enrolled in Leadership and the Humanities (LDST 101) or Leadership and the Social Sciences (LDST 102) to apply to the Jepson School in the fall semester of your sophomore year. These courses will introduce you to the field of leadership studies. 
Select a First-Year Seminar Taught by a Jepson Professor
This will give you a taste of the Jepson School and the opportunity to meet a Jepson faculty member.
Attend Jepson School Events
The Jepson Leadership Forum, Marshall Center Speaker Series and programs offered by the Jepson Student Government Association (JSGA) offer opportunities to learn from and interact with distinguished leaders and scholars in a variety of fields.
Informally Interview a Jepson School Student or Professor
An informal informational interview can offer you an inside perspective. If you don’t know any majors or professors, talk with the associate dean for student and external affairs at the Jepson School or Beth Chancy, the School’s designated career services advisor. They can connect you.
Meet with a Career Services Advisor
The Jepson School’s designated Career Services advisor is available to meet each Wednesday in Jepson Hall to provide career counseling, critique resumes, help you navigate SpiderConnect, the online job and network tool, and answer questions. Daily walk-in hours are held in the Office of Career Services weekdays from 2–4 p.m., or students can make an appointment by calling 289-8547.
Attend Career Programming
Throughout the year, the Office of Alumni and Career Services invites you to register/apply via SpiderConnect and attend programs that will help you with your job/internship/graduate school search. Programs include Spider Road Trips, Career Expos, Workshops, Information Sessions, Etiquette Dinners and panels with alumni. For more information, check out the Careers Services Events calendar tab on the Career Services homepage.  
Explore Campus or Jepson School Student Organizations
Campus student organizations and Jepson student organizations such as JSGA and Jepson Corps can help you hone your professional skills and provide leadership experience related to career and personal interests.
Building Your Brand

Everything from your emails to class attendance shapes how faculty, staff, and potential employers view you. Here are Career Services resources to consider when presenting yourself.