Organization name: Center for Leadership Development

Program Type

Job shadow & career fair programs
Work-based learning programs

Ages Served:

12-18 Years
19-25 Years


Brief Program Summary: The Lilly Summit is a once-a-year opportunity for student leaders interested in activities related to professional development. The Lilly Summit is a three phase program between CLD and Eli Lilly & Co: Phase 1: Lilly Summit: career discovery experience at Eli Lilly & Co. for 11th and 12th graders who are CLD Alumni (graduates of Self-Discovery/Career Exploration Project) that includes facility tours, networking sessions and a strength building workshop. Phase 2: Lilly Experience: summer job-shadowing experience with Eli & Lilly Co. staff, reserved for emerging college freshmen/sophomores who are CLD Alumni (graduates of Self- Discovery/Career Exploration Project). This is by invitation only and takes place over the summer. Phase 3: Lilly Internship: reserved for college juniors/seniors who are CLD Alumni (graduates of Self-Discovery/Career Exploration Project). This is by invitation only and takes place over the summer.
Success Metrics: Lilly Summit participants’ performance in each phase could possibly* position participants for a job offer from Eli Lilly & Co after receiving their undergraduate degree. 90% of CLD students value CLD’s Principles for Success 95% of CLD Alumni are neither suspended nor expelled from school Each CLD Alumni achieves 98% school attendance 95% of Alumni participants complete programs they start 65% of CLD students in grades 10-12 report studying at least two hours per day for a total of 10 hours per week 95% of CLD Alumni graduate from high school 90% of CLD Alumni enroll in college or other postsecondary institution 90% of CLD Alumni persist from first year to second year of college 75% of CLD Alumni earn bachelor’s degree or credential within six years 95% of CLD Alumni are self-supporting 50% of CLD Alumni donate to CLD


Number Served & Racial Distribution:

Total Number of Individuals Annually Served


Black or African Americans Annually Served


Hispanic or Latinos Annually Served


Geographic Scope:

− Central Indiana Counties: Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Marion,
Morgan, Putnam, Shelby
− Additional/Other Areas of Focus: N/A


Annual Operating Cost: N/A
Initial Start-Up Cost: N/A

Contact Information

Organization Name: Center for Leadership Development
Respondents Name: Terry Bailey
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