Leavitt Center

Student Involvement

Interested in being a part of the Leavitt Center? Check out the application.

Fellows Program

The Fellows Program consists of students who aid and support the Executive Council in their various projects and initiatives. One does not need to be a political science major to be in the Fellows Program. 

What Fellow members do:

  • Assist the Executive Council with various projects and initiatives;
  • Plan your own initiatives and events;
  • Receive training and preparation in the Leavitt Center's internship program;
  • Sit in on Executive Council meetings and special events;
  • Come to networking luncheons and other socials;
  • Get paired with an Executive Council member in our mentorship program;
  • And have a lot of fun too!


Executive Council

Executive Council (EC) members are selected by the Executive Director each year as needs arise from those who have demonstrated exceptional dedication to furthering the goals and mission of the Leavitt Center. The Executive Council in essence runs the day-to-day operations of the Leavitt Center. One does not need to be a political science major to be on the EC. In fact, the majority of our EC members are not political science majors. 

What Executive Council members do:

  • Gain hands-on professional development and leadership training;
  • Receive first priority to new internships offered by the Leavitt Center;
  • Plan and implement weekly political forums;
  • Organize and moderate debates;
  • Engage in recruitment and advertising;
  • Conduct various research initiatives;
  • Participate in monthly service projects;
  • Opportunity to network and expand career contacts;
  • And have a lot of fun too!