Bryan Team Leaders


Team Leaders are sophomore, junior, and senior level students who serve as peer mentors to other Bryan School students and assist industry professionals in the instruction of the Bryan School Blueprint Series. In their capacity as Team Leaders, these students create a positive impact in the holistic well-being of the students they lead and serve, while gaining practical leadership experience in a real world setting and therefore accelerating their personal and professional development.


of students say Team Leaders have had a positive impact in their success.

Foundation for Success

Team Leaders play an essential role in the success of students both inside and outside of the classroom. They plan and co-facilitate lessons with course instructors, act as peer mentors for their students, and promote personal and professional development opportunities that help accelerate the students’ development.

Why Apply to be a Team Leader?

Gain transferrable skills

  • Public speaking
  • Lesson planning and facilitation
  • Providing feedback
  • Teamwork in a diverse setting
  • Mentorship

Grow as a young professional

  • Attain hands-on, inclusive leadership experience
  • Expand your peer network
  • Collaborate with high-ranking industry professionals
  • Grow your confidence and self-awareness
  • Impact the next generation of business leaders


Serving a Team Leader accelerates your personal and professional development by offering you practical leadership experience in a real world setting. Whether you aspire to run your own business, make an impact through non-profit work, or become a rising star in the corporate world, you can be confident that this role provides you with the skills required to propel you toward the career that you want.

Our Team Leaders have gone to work and intern with organizations such as:
IBM, Google, Dell, Anheuser-Busch, JPMorgan Chase, Target, Charles Aries, AT&T, U.S. Marine Corps, The Atlanta Hawks

What Do Current Team Leaders Say?

“The word that sums up the Team Leader Program is service. We are integral to the success of many and inspire others to be the best versions of themselves. As a Team Leader, I am not only serving the students, but also the Bryan School and the larger UNCG community.”

Joshua Hodge  |  Senior, Economics and Religious Studies

“The thing that surprised me the most is that even though I still have long ways to go as a leader, especially when it comes to public speaking and self-confidence, I am given the chance to learn through doing, and therefore develop skills that I will use in my personal and professional lives.”

Damari Wynn  |  Senior, Business Administration

Interested in Applying?

Students from all Bryan School majors are encouraged to apply to the Team Leader Program. Regardless of your intended career path, this unique leadership experience will help you accelerate your professional development and prepare you to attain the career that you want.


Please return to this webpage in December for updated information regarding the Fall 2023 application process.

Have Questions?

Please feel free to connect with any questions you have about the Team Leader Program.

Mr. Tyler Wiersma

Assistant Director, Undergraduate Professional Development
Bryan 137W (336) 334-4923