How will I benefit from the Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program?
A. During their time at MIT and after they graduate, Gordon Engineering students in both ELPOP and the Gordon Engineering Leader tracks find that the leadership experiences, industry exposure, and industry network they establish are beneficial as they pursue a career in industry. Employers understand the importance of and actively recruit for entry-level engineers with demonstrated leadership and team-building skills.
A.The Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program is unique. You’ll hone your leadership skills through an intensive combination of classroom activities and through a series of hands-on, real-life authentic engineering leadership challenges. GELs practice what they learn through complex problem-solving exercises and intensive evaluation, both by yourself and your teammates. Equally significant, the leadership skills you develop in the program are in an engineering context.