Becoming a Presenter for Bruin Leaders

BLP Presenters provide interactive seminars to help students improve their leadership skills.  Students, faculty, staff and community members are welcome to apply to be seminar presenters.

BLP uses the social change model of leadership as basis for the program.  Review our Social Change page for an overview of the model.

To apply, please fill out the BLP Presenter application

If you have questions, please feel free to contact Kris Kaupalolo at blpdesk@ucla.edu

Presenter Responsibilities:

Bruin Leaders presenters provide interactive seminars that help students to develop their leadership skills.  Presenters are encourage to present on any topic that relates to leadership development.  We ask that seminars be presented in ways that encourages student interaction and discussion.

Presentations for seminars should range between 1hour to 1hour and 30 minutes.

Presenters are asked to present at least 1 seminar during the winter and spring quarters.  Presenters can request to do more seminars if desired.

Bruin Leaders Project Responsibilities:

BLP will provide logistical support to presenters.  We will find a time, date and location on campus for the seminar.  We will work with the presenter to provide needed seminar supplies.  BLP will also provide a student facilitator from our leadership team as programmatic support and to serve as a peer assistant during the seminar.  Student facilitators are also there to help the presenter as needed.

Recruitment & Selection Process

Recruitment of presenters occurs on an on-going basis subject to the number of available seminar dates and times.  Faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members are encouraged to apply.  Applications will be reviewed within 2 weeks of submission.

Bruin Leaders Presenters will be selected by the Program Director and the Student Facilitation Team (SFT) based on the candidates' talents, interest, and their commitment to positive social change.

Once an application is selected, the candidate will meet with a member of the SFT to go over their proposed seminar.  Once approved, the presenter will work with the SFT to schedule their seminar.