Emerge Application and Recruitment

We all have something to teach and learn from each other. You know you have something to contribute: a point of view and passion for the community. So do each of your other Emerge classmates.  All of you will have different skills and experiences.

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Application Process

  • Recruiting beings in early May
  • Completed applications are due to Leadership Austin in late June
  • Candidates will be notified by email of their selection status by late August
  • The Emerge program begins mid-September and runs through April


Please note that the following qualifications must be met at the time of the application deadline:

  • Applicant must have at least two years of full-time employment experience.
  • Applicant cannot be a candidate for public office.
  • Applicant must be willing and able to commit the mandatory time necessary to complete the program.

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