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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 2020
June 21, 2020

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Leadership Academy 2020

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Apply for Summer 2020

Apply for the Summer Leadership Academy

For High School Juniors with:

  • Cumulative, weighted GPA above 90
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Excellence in public speaking
  • Passion for business

Email LeadershipAcademy@mercy.edu

Or

Call 914.674.3102 for more information.

Choose from three one-week sessions:

  • June 21 - 27
  • July 5 - 11
  • July 19 - 25
2020 Sample Agenda

MONDAY - Professional Development

  • 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
  • Shark Tank

THURSDAY - Corporate Visits in NYC

Previous years have visited:

Summer Leadership Academy

FRIDAY - Leadership in Action

  • Career Panel and Q&A
  • Student Presentations
  • Graduation Ceremony