The mission of the Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program is to:

  • Develop MIT engineering students to be more inclined and able to effectively contribute to real-world engineering projects
  • Provide a blend of education and practice opportunities to facilitate the development of leadership capabilities and character
  • Increase the focus of engineering education nationwide on leadership in engineering innovation, invention and implementation (EI3)

To fulfill our mission, we provide:

  • Experiential activities
  • Coursework that includes theory, analytical concepts and frameworks for understanding engineering leadership
  • Opportunities for engagement on and off-campus to experience and practice engineering leadership
  • A facilitated means to reflect, discuss and gain feedback from peers, faculty and experienced engineering mentors on the practice of engineering leadership