Designed for current and upcoming UCLA student leaders, featuring industry-leading training hosted by Target.

EXTENDED DEADLINE: This application is due by midnight on Monday, 10/23.

Program Description:
Sharpen your leadership skills through intensive, hands-on training sessions including: team management, external funding, corporate outreach, written and oral communication skills, and more. Guest instructors from an accomplished pool of alumni, Bruin community members and Target corporate leaders will share their experiences and advice to help student acquire important skills for the future.

Program Details:
Through this 5-hour intensive training retreat, you'll gain exposure to and experience with the professional skills required to succeed in current and upcoming leadership roles - including after graduation. Sessions include “Leadership from the ground up,” “Leveraging your resources,” “Team Management – the Target model” and “Corporate Outreach.” 

The Professional Development Forum will take place on Saturday, October 28th from 8:30am-1:30pm on UCLA Campus. Breakfast and lunch are provided.

Participants will be included in a resume book sent to recruiters. 

Application details:
This program is open to the following UCLA students: 
• current leaders of clubs, organizations or other entities
• students who identify as upcoming leaders
Space is limited. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. The final deadline to apply is Friday, October 20th at 11:59pm.

Questions? Contact Anna Shelton, Sr. Associate Director of Partnership UCLA and Alumni Career Programs: or 310-794-5202.

Partnership UCLA / Alumni Career Programs is pleased to recognize Target for their financial support of the Professional Development Forum. As a result of their gift, the program will be well positioned to train and develop the next generation of Bruin leaders, thereby ensuring a strong Bruin presence and raising the stature of the university in the business community.