Leadership & Involvement

The resources and tools found within this community have been designed and curated to support students who are interested in gaining experience with leadership and involvement.

Leadership and involvement entail guiding and inspiring others toward common objectives. It encompasses the ability to motivate, organize, and collaborate effectively to achieve shared goals. At UF, leadership and involvement are facilitated through various co-curricular activities, providing you with opportunities to develop and practice leadership skills within campus organizations, committees, and events.

Why be involved with Leadership & Involvement?

Involvement in leadership activities allows you to develop and enhance essential leadership skills such as communication, teamwork, problem-solving, decision-making, and conflict resolution, which are highly valued by employers and essential for success in professional settings.

Engaging in leadership roles fosters personal growth by challenging you to step out of their comfort zones, build confidence, and develop self-awareness, resilience, and adaptability in navigating diverse challenges and situations.

Leadership involvement provides you with valuable networking opportunities to connect with peers, faculty, professionals, and alumni, expanding your social and professional networks and opening doors to future academic and career prospects.

Engaging in these activities prepares you for future success in your academic and professional endeavors by providing you with valuable leadership experience, enhancing your resumes, and distinguishing you as a proactive, motivated, and capable leader of proactive, motivated, and capable leaders.   

Advance Your Leadership with a “PATH TO PURPOSE” Fellowship

Brown Center for Leadership and Service are now accepting applications for the 2024-2025 cohort here. (This application is open to all students (undergraduate and graduate) enrolled at UF and of all majors.)

This is a year-long collaborative fellowship, developing leadership …

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5 Ways to Show Leadership Skills on Your Resume

Today, companies know that soft skills are just as important as hard skills when it comes to improving the bottom line. And maybe the most important soft skill of all is leadership ability. However, leadership is something many people don't …

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Career Resources

Explore Gator Connect that is a platform that facilitates student involvement in various extracurricular activities, including leadership roles within campus …

Contact & Location


J. Wayne Reitz Union
Suite 1300
PO Box 118507
Gainesville, FL 32611-8507

Career Service Hours

Monday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm

We are located on Level 1 of the Reitz Union.