Earlier this year, Uptake hosted GLP Scholars in their offices for a Job Shadow Day. Uptake presented new projects such as Student Union to scholars, organized a panel discussion on career pathways, and matched students with staff for individualized shadowing.
This January, the Climate Corporation hosted Job Shadow events for our GLP Scholars. Climate Corporation presented scholars with unique insights into career pathways, STEM opportunities, and professional networking. Scholar Raymond attended the Job Shadow at the Climate Corporation and shares more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Global Leaders Program has been honored with the Gold Star Mentoring Program Award from MENTOR Illinois for its Community Innovation Project mentorship model. The Gold Star Mentoring Program Award is part of MENTOR Illinois’ commitment to
GLP and College Readiness The IIT Global Leaders Program (GLP) aims to empower Chicago area teens to become leaders through service and STEM enrichment programs. The program’s leadership training, community service, and emphasis on STEM curriculum provides scholars with a
Diego grew up in Back of the Yards, an under-resourced community in Chicago’s Southside, and received little academic support from people he knew. Although he understood that people in his community wanted to help him academically, many of them couldn’t