UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT OPPORTUNITY

For one year, TOPPS members dedicate a minimum of 7 scheduled hours per week to conducting their responsibilities and attending a 60-minute program meeting. They are respecting of cultural diversity, passionate to learn, responsive to feedback, intelligent, achievement oriented, socially adept, and compassionate. As an undergraduate student they evidence a minimum G.P.A. of 3.2 (freshman & sophomore) or 3.4 (junior & senior). If you meet these criteria, please complete the following application if you are interested.

A standardized evaluation form will be used to evaluate your character and qualifications during the interview. Upon acceptance as a member, you will receive an email or telephone call within 1 week scheduling you for an electronic orientation and program meeting, in-person feedback meeting, and you will be initially assigned to Community Service, Training, and/or Program Development, Research, and Evaluation. If you do not receive correspondence within 1 week, please contact the Membership Coordinator at 702-895-2468. In case you are not accepted into TOPP after the interview, you will receive a letter encouraging you to apply in the future when your application is stronger.

TOPPS Interview

TOPPS members are skilled in performing presentations at professional conferences, schools, businesses, and organizations. They create networking opportunities, develop software, videos, how-to manuals, conduct research and evaluation, and implement training and community service. If accepted for an interview, you will be assessed in the following:

  • Technology skills.

  • Social skills.

  • Presentation skills.

  • Data Management and Analysis skills.

  • Networking skills.

  • Contribution to diversity at TOPP.

  • Handshake firm and extended with a smile.

  • Positive affect.

  • Spontaneously asked appropriate questions throughout.

  • Complimented others throughout.

  • Spontaneously demonstrated passion for TOPPS initiatives.

  • Goodness of fit and ability to assist the development of TOPPS.

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