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10th 11th 12th

Before joining SDCE, I was your average high school student, trying to find my place in the world. Since then, I have learned valuable tools that have helped shape me into the young man I desire become.

R. Coleman, CLD ’15

Who Am I? Where Am I Going? How Will I Get There?

With a rich 40-year history, the Self-Discovery/Career Exploration Project
/CE) offers a program experience that continues to equip high school students in 10th through 12th grades with timeless principles, knowledge, and life skills needed to achieve academic and career success. The program curriculum is designed to challenge participants to look introspectively and provides greater insight into personal, educational and career goals. Since inception, over 10, 000 participants have participated in the program. Learn more about CLD Alumni.

Students continue to be faced with a myriad of images that adversely affect their ability to clearly understand their destiny and create a plan to execute their goals of achievement. The Self-Discovery/Career Exploration Project encourages and compels participants to make a very critical self-evaluation in the following areas:

  • Communication and Success
  • Effective Presentation Skills
  • Working Together
  • Assertiveness Training
  • Exploring Business
  • Setting College Goals
  • Examining Cause and Effect
  • Effective Study Skills
  • Dressing for Success
  • Overcoming Barriers
  • Effective Interviewing
  • Setting Career Goals


Join our CLD Alumni and let us help you achieve your educational and career goals! Sign up today!

Self-Discovery (SDCE)
Spring 2019

Self-Discovery (SDCE)
Fall 2019

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Fall 2019
September 9 – December 7, 2019
Eligible Participants: Students in grades 10-12

Mandatory Orientation
August 20
Location: IUPUI Hine Hall
875 W. North Street Indianapolis, IN 46202
Check-in at 5:30PM

Sessions Held:
Center for Leadership Development
2425 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street, Indianapolis, IN 46208

Monday – Thursday






Students attend ONE day each week.

Program Fee: $25