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Leadership Academy

Rising high school seniors experience college first-hand during this week-long, action-packed summer program. They learn about leadership and business careers from Executive Faculty who have worked at top global companies. 

  • Visit Fortune 500 Companies
  • Explore careers in business
  • Team building - Bear Mountain hike, Shark Tank and more
Leadership Academy 2019
April 29, 2019

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Leadership Academy 2019

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Apply for Summer 2019

Apply for the Summer Leadership Academy

For High School Juniors with:

  • Cumulative, weighted GPA above 85
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Excellence in public speaking
  • Passion for business

Email LeadershipAcademy@mercy.edu

Or

Call 914.674.3102 for more information.

Four sessions to choose from:

  • June 9 - June 15
  • June 23 - June 29
  • July 7 - July 13
  • July 21 - July 27
2019 Sample Agenda

MONDAY - Professional Development

  • "The Morality of Business"
  • Matching Your Personality to Your Career
  • Personal Branding Speeches
  • Evening Karaoke Party

TUESDAY - Team Building on Nature Hike

  • Communication
  • Cooperation
  • Perseverance 
  • Self-Reflection

WEDNESDAY - Career Exploration Day

  • "The Big Idea" - Careers in Entrepreneurship
  • "The Money Masters" - Careers in Finance
  • "From CFO to CIA" - Careers in Accounting
  • "Super Bowl Ads" - Careers in Marketing

THURSDAY - Corporate Visits in NYC

Previous years have visited:

  • Microsoft/LinkedIn
  • MTV/Viacom
  • Disney/ESPN
  • EY and PWC

FRIDAY - Leadership in Action

  • Career Panel and Q&A
  • How to Give a "Ted Talk"
  • Student Presentations
  • Graduation Ceremony