The Cohort Presidents of the College of Arts and Science College Cohort Program serve as leaders for the second-year class and new transfer students in their second year. Through their role as part of the Second Year Experience, Cohort Presidents assist to promote and sustain the values of the College Cohort Program: College Life, Academic Inquiry, and Service.
- Participate in a semester-long leadership development series (biweekly meetings) with other Cohort Presidents
- Plan engaging activities for the second-year class with your fellow Cohort Presidents
- Complete a culminating project at the end of the semester
- Participate in Alumni Mentor Program
- Must be enrolled full-time in the College of Arts and Science
- Good academic and disciplinary standing
- Demonstrate a mature, responsible, and professional demeanor, and excellent communication skills
- Display a willingness to plan activities for the second-year class
- Ability to attend all trainings and Leadership Development Series sessions*
Note: incoming transfer students are not eligible to apply to be a Cohort President, however, we strongly encourage you to apply for other CAS Student Leadership Oppotunities.
- Gain tangible event planning experience while building second-year community and a CAS identity
- Connect with a CAS Alumni Mentor
- Complete a culminating, semester-long professional or personal project, with the support of the College Cohort Program team
- Access important career development tools; inclusive leadership, diversity, and team building training; resume & interview reviews; networking training; and practice in conflict management and public speaking
- Receive exclusive Cohort President giveaways upon completion of the program
- Eligibility to apply to be a Transfer Orientation Volunteer and play an essential role in fostering community for new external transfers
- Leadership experience that will prepare you + strengthen your candidacy for future leadership roles in and outside NYU
*Second-year students may serve as Cohort Presidents if they are planning to study away during the Spring semester of their second year. Second-year students planning to study away during the Fall semester will have an opportunity to apply for a leadership program during the Spring semester at a later date. Stay tuned for more details on this spring semester program.