Leadership Snapshot

A Guide to Leadership at Worcester State

Welcome to our Newsletter

The Leadership Snapshot highlights upcoming leadership events, including workshops, guest speakers, formal programs, and drop-in educational opportunities. Feel free to share these events with students, staff, faculty, and other members of the Worcester State community!

Featured Program

Leadership Symposium Registration Ends Friday!

Click here to register!

March 16-18, 2021

Virtual meeting times TBD

Audience: Students (any)


The 2021 Leadership Symposium is a three-day leadership experience for all students at Worcester State. A variety of leadership-focused workshops will be offered over the three day program, and students can join by either watching pre-recorded workshops or attend live sessions facilitated by Worcester State faculty and staff. You can learn more at the Leadership Symposium website. Click here to see all of the workshops being offered.


The Leadership Symposium is sponsored by the Office of Student Involvement & Leadership Development

Upcoming Leadership Opportunities

Orientation Leader Applications due March 10

Applications are now open!


Becoming an Orientation Leader is a great opportunity to learn more about your personal leadership style and working as a team, as well as a time to meet many new people. Spend the month of June working with the Orientation staff to welcome to class of 2025! Programs will be held in person this June!


Past Orientation Leaders include Jess, Kate, Herman, and Maribel, who you can read about on our Faces of Leadership blog!


Orientation Leaders are paid for the month of June and are provided housing and some meals during training and the Orientation programs.


More information and the application link can be found on our Orientation Leader page!

Check out our Website!

Make sure to check out the Leadership at Worcester State website! This site is home to information about all of our leadership programs, campus leadership opportunities, and the Faces of Leadership Blog!


If you are interested in writing a post for our blog, having your story/project featured, or nominating a member of the WSU community for a post, please contact Sarah Potrikus at spotrikus@worcester.edu.

Leadership in your Career

An important part of your leadership experience as a student is learning how to apply it to the real world outside of Worcester State. Career Services provides a variety of events throughout the year to help prepare you for the job market.

Cover Letter Workshop

Wednesday, March 24th

3:00-4:00pm on Zoom


Stop in and learn about how to best present yourself in a cover letter. What you should do and not do.

Green Internship & Job Fair

Wednesday, March 31st

2:30-4:30 pm on Zoom


All students and alumni are welcome to network with our partnering employers & graduate schools, to further explore career & educational opportunities in Environmental and Sustainability related fields: Geologic Sciences, Environmental Monitoring and Regulations, Geographic Analysis, Conservation, Urban Planning, Environmental Management and Remediation, Public Health, Environmental Education, Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation, Recycling and Waste Management.

A job at Worcester State University is a great way to learn about real-world applications of your leadership skills. Check out a sample of current job postings below! All available student jobs can be found on Worcester State's Careers page.

The Office of Student Involvement & Leadership Development

The Office of Student Involvement and Leadership Development provides a comprehensive co-curricular student experience through leadership development, involvement opportunities, and a diverse array of social, cultural, and educational programs for the entire Worcester State community. All of our programs challenge and encourage students to become empowered, inclusive, and knowledgeable future community and global leaders.