President’s Society

You’re focused on success. We’re here to enhance your confidence and skills.

President’s Society is a program that provides students with the practical skills, confidence, and connections they need to succeed in today’s workforce. President’s Society Ambassadors have access to special growth opportunities including workshops on topics such as interview and presentation skills, networking events with industry leaders, cultural outings, and opportunities to build their leadership skills by representing LaGuardia Community College at important functions.

Why Should I Apply?

As a President’s Society Ambassador you will gain valuable skills to increase your preparedness and confidence as you transition from a community college to the workforce or four-year college.

  • Earn a stipend of $2,000 for your attendance and service for the semester you participate in
  • Gain a strong network of friends and mentors who can contribute to your future success
  • Develop career planning skills such as interviewing and resume writing
  • Practice public speaking, networking and presentation skills
  • Refine your professional etiquette and attire
  • Contribute to the community as a collegiate leader

Am I Eligible?

Successful applicants are highly-motivated self-starters who ask questions, seek answers, and demand more of themselves every day. To be eligible, you must:

  • Be a full-time LaGuardia student taking 12 or more credits (or equivalent)
  • Have completed at least one full semester at LaGuardia
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Have a history of leadership at LaGuardia and demonstrated a commitment to enhancing your communities
  • Make a firm commitment to attend all President’s Society workshops (Wednesdays from 5:30 – 7:30 PM and Fridays from 10 AM – 2 PM)

How do I Apply?

Join the President’s Society and elevate your leadership potential! The application deadline for the Fall 2024 – Spring 2025 cohort is May 31, 2024. Applications received after this date will be considered for our waitlist.