College LEAD SoCo

College LEAD SoCo is an overview of career opportunities for our local emerging professionals. In this program, you will build your professional network, social capital, learn important soft skills needed to enter the workforce, explore career opportunities and cultivate relationships. The goal is that upon graduation, you have a foot in the door to build a career on the south coast.

Applications for the 24/25 academic year are now open

Participants Receive:

  • $1,000 stipend.
  • Travel Expensed to and from sessions.
  • Full-time paid internship with one of the participating organizations.
  • And more…

Experience You Will Receive:

  • 2-3 soft skills sessions preparing you for on-site employer visits, applying for jobs and preparing for an internship.
  • On site employer visits to learn about the organization, career opportunities , shadow roles of interest, build relationships.
  • Every participant is guaranteed a paid internship upon completion of the program with one of the organizations.

LSC is constantly recruiting hiring organizations to participate with us.  Last year’s list included Blount Fine Foods, Vineyard Offshore, Matouk, and Southcoast Health.

This program focuses on 1st generation and BIPOC college sophomores and juniors with a GPA of 2.5+ and are full-time residents of the south coast. All are welcome to apply.


When / Where

Program Runs One Friday Per Month From September To May. Students will be excused from Friday's class to attend the monthly session. Sessions will occur at the employer's offices and on participating school campuses.

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Leadership Southcoast is grateful to our partners who enable us to offer our programs.