Leader Launch

Leader Launch

Three campus staff standing at the Leader Launch registration table

Staff eagerly await participants at the Leader Launch registration table.

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Leader Launch provides student leaders from a variety of majors and recent alumni with activities on how to succeed in networking, in the job search, in their field and in the higher education classroom. With hands-on experiences, professional opportunities and high expectations, this conference will help students succeed in their future endeavors.

Students & Alumni

Current Penn State Juniors and Seniors and recent Penn State Alumni living in the Pittsburgh area are all invited to attend the conference.

Potential Conference Topics:

  • Real Life Expectations
  • Office Etiquette
  • Difficult Bosses
  • Ethics
  • Leadership in the Workplace
  • How to benefit from Social Media
  • Young Professionals Panel
  • Major vs. What you want
  • How to react to rejection
  • Transferable Skills

Other Conference Highlights:

  • Guest Speakers
  • Networking with Employers from your field
  • Professional Networking Dinner

Employers & Sponsors

Information for those interested in participating as an employer representative and/or becoming a sponsor for our 2nd annual conference.

Sponsorship Opportunities

As a conference sponsor, your organization will be advertised in all conference materials, you will have an option to attend the professional networking dinner, and participate in hosting a resource table for students. There is a variety of different sponsorship levels available, providing various levels of exposure and access to the conference.

Sponsorship Registration Form

Employer Participation

If you would like to attend the conference as a representative of your organization, you can purchase a dinner ticket to attend the professional networking dinner to provide our students with a hands on experience in professional networking and communication. Conference Presenter

Our goal is to provide a variety of topics and experiences for students throughout the conference. As professionals in your respective fields, we welcome your RFP to present on a topic within your expertise.

Presenter RFP Registration Form