Become a Leader
Launch your career, build leadership skills, and get connected.
The Summer Leadership Program is your opportunity to connect with other like-minded young professionals and develop leadership skills to move you forward in your career. This five-week program includes: team-building activities, leadership speakers & training, industry tours, and an insider’s look into local favorites. Each week is a new adventure, but we promise each week will be fun!
Years of SLP
Participating Local Companies
What to expect in SLP
SLP is for interns and new hires from local companies between 18-30 years old.
SLP is every Wednesday for five weeks during the summer. Attendance each week is mandatory.
Various locations throughout Lakeland! We will be taking you all over the city in hopes that you’ll love it as much as we do.
Improve your leadership and networking skills while learning more about this city we call home.
Check Out This Year’s Program
Week two had us on our toes and awestruck by the city we call home, even when 34 SLPers discovered Catapult for the first time. This one-of-a-kind co-working space for new entrepreneurs was the perfect place for us to kick off a day centered around the uniqueness and...read more
The time is 7:30am on a sunny Wednesday morning as 34 interns and new hires hesitantly, but excitedly and expectantly strolled into a brightly decorated Haus 820 to begin their 5-week SLP journey. Welcomed by bagels from Uncle Nick’s, caffeine from Dunkin Donuts...read more
Just like that, another class of SLP came, saw, and conquered this program… in the best way possible! But, before we got around to all the graduation fun, there was still a lot to be done before this round of SLPers could officially walk across the front of the...read more
Registration Opens: March 2018 | Registration Closes: May 1, 2018
Program Dates for 2018: May 30 – June 27 & July 11 – August 8