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The Leadership Scholars are a team of students who work alongside staff in the office to develop and implement programs and services for the RIT community. These paid positions require a greater level of commitment to the office and its mission, a desire to work in a fast-paced (and fun) environment and, a willingness to prioritize the position among the top one or two co-curricular involvements.


  • 7 office hours per week;
  • Develop and implement the social justice and leadership engagement missions of both your program and the CLCE at large;
  • Attend trainings at the start of each semester;
  • Attend a weekly team meeting;
  • Attend and support Center-wide initiatives such as Into the ROC, the annual Leadership Conference, and the Community Service Fair
  • Engage actively in student leadership programming facilitated by CLCE senior staff. 

Leadership Scholars Positions

Into the ROC 

  • Plan and implement community service and cultural events off-campus each semester including outreach to community partners, site vetting and selection, participant recruitment, and managing logistics for multiple trips.

Alternative Spring Break 

  • Organize and implement RIT’s signature Alternative Breaks programs including coordinating with community-partner sites nationwide, recruiting and mentoring a team of students, and overseeing individual trip logisitics.


  • Support the planning and implementation of leadership programming including, but not limited to, the annual leadership conference, a leadership development program, and the Emerging Professionals Leadership Series.


  • Develop social media content for CLCE events and help tell the story of the CLCE generally and individual programs specifically through creative and engaging photography, videography, and visual advertising.


  • Into the ROC, ROAR the Vote, Leadership, and Marketing: $1800 stipend/$600 incentive
  • Alternative Spring Break: $1800 stipend/ASB Scholarship valued at $600