About the EDGE Scholars Program
EDGE Scholars is a comprehensive career and professional development program designed to parallel students’ undergraduate academic experience, while encouraging exploration of interests, development of career readiness skills, experiential learning, leadership, and transition to professional life. Interested students begin their involvement in the EDGE Scholars program with a spring semester EDGE 102 course offered to first or second-year students focused on discernment, career exploration, professional development, and skills growth.
Throughout the academic year, specialized programming is offered to EDGE Scholars to engage students in leadership and professional development. These workshops and events include alumni networking events, resume and interview workshops, and career-focused seminars. Through participating in personal and career development opportunities, EDGE Scholars develop as young professionals ready to make significant contribution to the world in which we live.
Sample EDGE Scholar Programming
- Mix and Match Mentoring Event
- Professional Etiquette Dinner
- Mock Interviews with Employers
- CliftonStrengths Coaching
- Group Service Activity and Reflection
- Resume Building Workshop
EDGE Scholars Benefits
As a successful EDGE Scholar you may be eligible to:
Participate in a spring semester course that includes discernment, career exploration, and professional development.
Take advantage of professional development opportunities including exclusive alumni networking events and unique career-specific opportunities.