Introducing CU Grow!

CU Grow provides a framework to support the personal and professional growth of Clemson University staff in full-time positions. Through workshops and training, skills development, experiential learning, and volunteer service, CU Grow makes transformational change possible.


Program Duration

12 Months

Application Window

January 3, 2020 – February 14, 2020

Cost to Enroll

0 Dollars

Who should apply?

Eligibility criteria:

  Full-time employees (both FTEs and TLPs) with at least 3 years of service at Clemson University*

  Performance evaluation ratings of successful or higher 

  Strong desire for development and intrinsic growth

  Ability to articulate how this program will help achieve long-term career aspirations

*Entry to mid-level staff members representing all disciplines, pay bands and educational levels. Past Staff Development Program graduates are welcome to apply.

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Program Overview

Phase 1: Brand YOU!

Self-reflective training, behavioral assessments and more

Phase 2: Core Competencies

Personalized skill development through hands-on projects within your department

Phase 3: University Framework

Experiential overview of University operations and governance

Service Component: Give Back

Comprehensive activity geared towards teambuilding and community service

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Application process:

  • Participants may apply online. Contact for a paper application.
    • Before applying, please discuss your interest in the program with your supervisor, as supervisor approval is required.
  • All applications will be reviewed by a cross-functional selection committee.
  • Candidates will be notified by email in March 2020.

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