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The Ignite Program is a unique opportunity for incoming students (freshman and transfers) to jump start their leadership journey at UT. Ignite participants learn UT traditions, discover their leadership potential, and meet other new students and student leaders.

Ignite Team Leaders will have the opportunity to educate incoming students about campus leadership and service opportunities and help them successfully transition into the collegiate environment. Team Leaders provide a meaningful mentoring relationship while helping new students learn what it means to be a Volunteer.

In 2016, TLs will work with one specific type of Ignite (Leadership Summit, Serves or Outdoors), the dates of which are below:

Ignite Outdoors- June 8-12; June 15-19; July 13-17, 2016

Ignite Leadership Summit- June 24-26, August 12-14, 2016

Ignite Serves- August 8-11, 2016

Ignite Knoxville- August 8-11, 2016

The Ignite Team Leader position is incredibly competitive, but also exceptionally rewarding. Applicants should ensure they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to fulfill the responsibilities of the position before applying. See the Ignite Team Leader job description here.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR IGNITE TEAM LEADER POSITIONS

  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 at the time of application & be in good standing with the university.
  • If selected, must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 throughout the term.
  • Must be enrolled full time (12 credit hours) at UT for Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 semesters.
  • Must be available to serve at the entirety of the Ignite program for which you are selected (including prep days)
  • Must display professionalism and school spirit.
  • Must demonstrate a commitment to new students and their success.
  • Must be open to learning and challenging oneself to grow in leadership capacities.
  • Must show respect for peers, advisors, and students.
  • Must be open to receiving and responding to constructive feedback.

     

    Student Directors

    Student Directors have the opportunity to not only serve as mentors to Team Leaders, but they also assist in teaching the Team Leader course and work behind the scenes with all program logistics.

    The responsibilities and time commitments for each program’s Student Director are different, so be sure to review the position descriptions for Student Director of Summit, Serves, and Outdoors for more information.The Student Director position is incredibly competitive, but also exceptionally rewarding. Applicants should ensure they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to fulfill the responsibilities of the position before applying.

    Applications are currently closed.

    ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR ALL STUDENT DIRECTOR POSITIONS



    1. Must have previously served as an Ignite Team Leader.
    2. Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 at the time of application & be in good standing with the university.
    3. If selected, must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 throughout the term.
    4. Must be enrolled full time (12 credit hours) at UT for Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 semesters.
    5. Must display professionalism and school spirit.
    6. Must demonstrate a commitment to new students and their success.
    7. Must be open to learning and challenging oneself to grow in leadership capacities.

     

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