Susan Herbst offers students chance to job shadow the president

Susan Herbst held an open town hall in the Next Generation dormitory to field questions from the community on Monday, Sept. 13, 2016. (Amar Batra/The Daily Campus)

Students at University of Connecticut can apply to shadow President Susan Herbst; applications are due October 7.

The University of Connecticut’s Center for Career Development is accepting applications for its biannual Lead The Pack program. Two undergraduates will be selected to observe Herbst and learn about the roles fulfilled by a university president.

Finalists are notified on the evening of Oct. 12 and then are scheduled for interviews before selection. All applications must be submitted through HuskyCareerLink.

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