Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

Altria Student Leadership Development Program - Application Deadline

Sun, March 25, 2012

Spring Semester 2012

Hosted by:  Altria Group Distribution Company



What is the Student Leadership Development Program?

The Student Leadership Development Program (SLDP) is an exciting educational program designed to enhance a student’s leadership capabilities.  Facilitated by senior-level executives, this program will complement classroom knowledge and improve the student’s ability to gain future employment.  This is achieved through three 2-hour sessions that focus on different aspects of “personal branding”.  Throughout the course, candidates will have an opportunity to interact with company executives and recruiters to gain a better understanding of what employers are seeking and how to best prepare.


What are the benefits of participating in SLDP?

•   Obtain valuable leadership and skill development from company executives

•   Gain insights from corporate recruiters in a relaxed environment

•   Networking opportunities

•   Increase interview success rate


Who is eligible to apply for the Program?

Any University of Texas-Austin, 1st - 3rd year student



If you have questions regarding the Student Leadership Development Program please contact:

Campus Ambassador:  Allison Darden,

Recruiter:  Brent Stein,


How do I apply?

Contact recruiter for an application.  Submit completed application and resume to recruiter no later than March 25, 2012.


Details of SLDP Leadership Sessions:

Session 1:  You as a Brand    April 4th, 2012, 6-8pm  

At the conclusion of this session participants will be able to:

- Recognize what makes an effective brand

- Understand how personal branding can impact their future

- Have a plan to create their personal brand


Session 2:  Communicating Your Brand  April 11th, 2012, 6-8pm

At the conclusion of this session participants will be able to:

 - Restate features of professional communication

- Effectively structure verbal communication

- Effectively connect with others via professional communication

Session 3:  Live Your Brand   April 18th, 2012, 6-8pm

At the conclusion of this session participants will be able to:

- Effectively execute your personal brand

- Restate how Altria Group evaluates leadership (personal brand evaluation)


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