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Student Leadership Council

Thinking about how to navigate life after college? Looking to gain some leadership experience before graduation? Look no further! 

The Student Leadership Council (SLC) is a program designed to help you prepare for everything life throws at you once you’re out of school.

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From learning how to establish good credit at a young age and doing your taxes, to finding budget-friendly yet tasty recipes for meal prep, the SLC will provide you insightful tips from West Des Moines experts who wish they had a program like this at your age.

In addition, as a member of the program, you will have the opportunity to gain leadership experience by helping plan a state-wide visit day to West Des Moines for college students. Talk about a resume builder! You will have plenty of opportunities to network with peers and business leaders throughout this program. The Student Leadership Council offers you the “adulting” pro-tips and hands-on leadership experience you don’t always get in the classroom.

Who: Juniors and seniors attending a university or college in Iowa. All majors are encouraged to join! 

When: Once a month from September – May

Where: Virtually, 1 hour

Cost: FREE

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How do I get involved?

If interested in joining, please fill out this brief application. Deadline to join is September 1, 2021.

If we haven’t already, we can’t wait to meet you! Welcome to the Student Leadership Council. 

Once you complete the form above, you will receive a welcome email that will provide additional information about the program.

Questions? Reach out to Kara Matheson, Director of Workforce Development: 

Kara Matheson

WDM Chamber