*Remember to sign up for Mines Advantage and to complete the curriculum, it must be done in Mines Link.


Core Requirements:

  • Participate in a leadership retreat or demonstrate effective leadership in a group or organization

  • Demonstrate active membership in a student organization on campus


Elective Experiences (Choose 3):

  • Team member or leader on a senior design or capstone group project

  • Attend a presentation or workshop on leadership and/or teamwork

  • Active member of a multidisciplinary team

  • Participate in a team project that your department offers

  • Complete 1 of these courses on teamwork: PSYC 319 (Teams and Teaming) OR PSYC 331 (Industrial & Organizational Psychology)

  • Active member of ROTC

  • Six Sigma Certification

  • Compete at a regional, national, or international competition with a campus organization

  • Serve as a student ambassador, resident assistant, peer mentor, tutor

  • Hold an executive officer position in the student senate

  • Hold a position as a Senator on the Student Association Senate



Core Requirements:

  • Give a professional presentation in class, receiving a 'B' or better

  • Submit your resume and cover letter to the Career and Professional Development Center


Elective Experiences (Choose 3):

  • Conduct and facilitate a meeting or discussion

  • Review and learn about your privacy settings and content on all social media sites, websites, or blogs

  • Build your LinkedIn profile to 100%

  • Write and submit a research paper or article for publication

  • Give a presentation at a conference or to a potential employer

  • Journalist for The Aurum (newspaper) or host a radio show (KTEQ)

  • Prepare and present a SOAP presentation

  • Defend or explain a senior design or capstone project

  • Write a memorandum that effectively conveys technical information to non-technical audiences

  • Attend a program on effective communication skills

  • Write and submit your personal statement for a scholarship to the campus scholarship coach


Career Preperation

Core Requirements:

  • Complete a co-op, internship, or research experience

  • Attend the career fair or participate in a practice interview at the Career and Professional Development Center


Elective Experiences (Choose 3):

  • Demonstrate active membership in a professional organization or society in your major

  • Prepare and submit a graduate school essay or personal statement

  • Attend a workshop offered by the Career and Professional Development Center

  • Attend a company visit (plant trip) or 2nd round interview

  • Participate in the design fair

  • Attend a professional conference

  • Work as a teaching assistant (TA) or research assistant

  • Compete at a regional, national, or international competition with a campus organization

  • Submit your resume to a company through the Gold Mine system

  • Attend an employer Information Session

  • Complete the "Engineers Make Good Entrepreneurs" program

  • Pass the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam



Core Requirements:

  • Attend 2 programs on personal development or ethics

  • Research the code of ethics for your discipline or organization


Elective Experiences (Choose 3):

  • Participate in a self-assessment exercise

  • Fill out the wellness wheel questionnaire and speak with a campus wellness specialist

  • Join Order of the Engineer

  • Take a course on ethics, receiving a 'B' or better

  • Take the health assessment at the Health & Wellness Fair

  • Active member of a fitness organization on campus

  • Regularly participate in a campus fitness class

  • Participate on an intramural or intercollegiate athletic team

  • Run in a 5K or other endurance event on or off-campus

  • Participate in a cooking/nutrition class



Core Requirements:

  • Attend an on or off campus cultural event

  • Participate in a diversity/social justice program


Elective Experiences (Choose 3):

  • Course, project, or paper with an intercultural or social justice focus

  • Member of ESA (Engineers & Scientists Abroad)

  • Study abroad

  • Participate in an international design team

  • Visit a sacred and/or multicultural site

  • Read a book with an intercultural focus

  • Active member of a minority student organization

  • Visit a museum that emphasizes culturally diverse heritage

  • Participate in a domestic multicultural research or design team



Core Requirements:

  • Participate in 20 hours of community service

  • Vote in an off-campus election, attend a crackerbarrel session,or a political/governmental open forum


Elective Experiences (Choose 3):

  • Conduct and/or organize a community or K-12 outreach 

  • Active member of a volunteer organization on or off-campus

  • Vote in an on campus election

  • Complete a service learning project

  • Attend or participate in a program on civic engagement

  • Take a course with Sustainable Content

  • Participate in Sustainability Day "Drive not to Drive"

  • Complete a sustainable design project in class

  • Receive a minor in Sustainable Engineering

  • Complete the PRAXIS program

  • Attend a Student Association Meeting