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Young Leaders Program Application  

Fill out the application below and click the "SUBMIT" button to submit your application for the SME Young Leaders Program.

General Information
Name
Title
Company
Address
City
State/Province
Country
Zip / Postal Code
Phone
Fax
e-mail
Age
SME Member Number
Leadership Qualifications
To be considered for the SME Young Leaders Program, an applicant must have demonstrated leadership qualities. Five of the following must apply to your personal experience to qualify for the program. 
  1. Held a position as a SME Section Officer. Please list:
Section
Office
Term of Office
  1. Held a position as a SME Local Section Committee Chair. Please list:
Section
Committee
Term of Office
  1. Served on a national SME Committee. Please list:
Committee
Position Held
if applicable
Term of Service
  1. Made an oral presentation at a recognized minerals meeting. Please list:
Presentation Title
Meeting Location
Date of Publication
Include a copy of your presentation (handouts, abstract, paper, etc...)
  1. Published a technical article in a leading minerals publication. Please list:
Article Title
Name of Publication
Date of Publication
Include a copy of the article
  1. Held a leadership role in a community activity (i.e., homeowners associations, youth sport organizations, city government, etc.). Please list:
Activity
Responsibilities
Date of Involvement
  1. Held a management position in the minerals industry and managed five or more people. Please list:
Company
Position
Number of Personnel Managed
  1. Participated in a corporate leadership program. This could include a management training program, special project team, program development team, etc. Please indicate:
Company Name
Type of Program
Role
  1. Managed a specific project or team for your company.
Description
  1. List Recognition or Awards(s) received from Division or Local Sections within SME, or other professional societies or organizations:
   
  1. Held a position as a SME Student Chapter Officer. Please list:
School/Chapter
Office
Term of Office
  1. Held a position as a SME Student Chapter Committee Chair. Please list: (e.g. GEM Committee, Field Trip Committee, Fundraising Committee, etc.)
School/Chapter
Committee
Term of Office
  1. Served on an SME Student Chapter Committee. Please list: (e.g. GEM Committee, Field Trip Committee, Fundraising Committee, etc.)
School/Chapter
Committee
Term of Office
  1. Held a leadership role in campus activity.
School
Activity
Results
Term of Office
  1. Other activities demonstrating leadership ability not specified above.
   
Two Letters of Endorsement
Letters of endorsement must be received VIA FAX (attn: Mona Vandervoort at 303-948-4265) before application will be submitted to the selection committee. 
  1. From your immediate supervisor at your job.
Endorser's Name
Job Title
Phone
e-mail
  1. From an SME Member.
Endorser's Name
SME Member Number
Phone
e-mail
Essays
  1. In 300 words or less, please tell the YLC what you will contribute to the organization through your participation in the Young Leaders Committee.

  1. In 300 words or less, please describe a situation where you demonstrated a leadership role. What was the outcome and what did you learn from that experience?

  1. In 300 words or less, please describe how you believe your involvement with Young Leaders will contribute to your professional ambitions, and the overall success of the Young Leaders Committee.

Bio & Picture
Applicants should send their 100 to 150 word bio and picture to Mona Vandervoort at vandervoort@smenet.org.

 



 
 
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