Gemstone Leadership Opportunities
The Section Leader position is a unique leadership experience. GEMS100 Section Leaders instruct a weekly 90 minute class that orients new Gemstone students to the Program and the University.
GEMS102 assists new students in brainstorming research ideas and offers students the opportunity to form teams.
GEMS104 Section Leaders facilitate discussions and help small groups of freshmen with their semester-long research projects.
GEMS202 Section Leaders serve as peer mentors for brand new Gemstone teams as they develop a draft of their thesis proposal.
GEMSTONE OUTREACH TEAM
The Gemstone Outreach team is chaired by two Gemstone students who work with the Coordinator for Student Engagement to provide support for outreach and marketing of the Gemstone program. Students on the Outreach Teamvolunteerto staff Banneker Key Scholarship Days, Open Houses, Orientation Panels, and more. The group also coordinates outreach efforts to incoming Gemstone students in the Spring and Fall such as networking events, online chats, and otheropportunities for incoming students to learn about the Gemstone Program. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in getting involved
All Section Leader positions involve a training program and regular staff meetings. Section Leaders are compensated by either payment or academic credit and are supervised by Gemstone staff members.