Carnegie Mellon University

Leadership Development

Many opportunities exist at Carnegie Mellon for you to develop and enhance your leadership skills.  The Division of Student Affairs coordinates a variety of formal programs for leadership exploration and skill development including the Emerging Leaders program.

Student organization leaders, House Council and fraternity and sorority members may also attend leadership seminars designed specifically around their common needs.  Faculty and staff are available to present workshops or facilitate discussions on a wide range of special topics relating to leadership and teamwork as well as opportunities to cultivate leadership experiences in academic life, athletics and research.

In addition, the Career and Professional Development Center offers the following specialized leadership development programs for student leaders and their groups:

Strong Interest Inventory: an assessment tool used to understand your interests and to show a variety of activities, jobs, and internships you are likely to enjoy.

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI): a personality assessment used to understand characteristics unique to each personality type and to provide insight on how they influence your way of communicating and interacting with others.

StrengthsQuest: a valuable tool to support student organization leaders in facilitating discussions about team strengths.