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Project Advance Austin

Are you interested in learning new skills and growing as a leader all while giving back to our local community? Project Advance Austin is a yearlong project management program partnering with local nonprofits. Working as a team, you will develop and execute a project to address a real-world service need.

Why Project Advance Austin?

Learn practical project management skills and effective strategies for working in a team. You will get support through regular team meetings and one-on-one guidance from our staff. The program closes with an end of the year showcase, where you will present your hard work and accomplishments to our UT and greater Austin community.

Project Advance Austin will give you:



Project Advance Austin works on a customized weekly schedule set by you and your team. You will choose a time during regular business hours (8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday) to meet with Texas LEAD staff for guidance and support on your project. Outside of these meetings, your team is responsible for determining a schedule for project work that meets your availability.

Join Project Advance Austin

Want to take your first steps into Project Management? You’re in the right place! Team Members play a vital support role during the lifetime of their project, taking the lead on key components of the project that play to their individual strengths and capabilities. Team Members will learn valuable new skills with the support of Texas LEAD staff and their very own Team Manager.

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