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Application Submittal is open for the 2024-2025 Program year.
Our application window will close August 30th for selection, with our program starting in October of 2024.


 - Applicants must be an currently registered student for the 2024-2025 School Year

 - Students must be a United States Citizen, residing in the United States (Lower 48)

 - Students must be in good standing with their university

 - Students must be a Sophomore or above (This is to ensure you have had a few classes with basic engineering information, but exceptions are made for extinuating circumstances; ie; you graduated highschool and completed college courses in tandem)

 - Students must have a 3.0 GPA or better

 - Students must be able to provide an unofficial transcript (a print out of your course completion, please do not spend money for an official transcript)

 - Students must be able to commit the necessary time to this group and fulfill all requirements on acceptance

      -7-month time commitment October-April

 - Students may be required to take part in an online interview before being accepted to the council

**We make exceptions on a case by case basis. Please reach out to Danielle Rojas at ( if you have any questions or concerns.

Being an ASME member is not a requirement for application or participation. However, we'd like to let you know that not all ASME student chapters include official ASME Membership. If you'd like more information on the benefits of being an ASME Student member, please click the link below.


Required Files

- Letter of Support (A letter from your ASME Chapter Advisor, or other teacher you work directly with whom can vouch for your experience. We want their understanding that you will need to miss class for  2 full days for each meeting. We are looking for their understanding that this program is a learning opportunity and that our goal is to help you grow as an individual and an engineer.

- Essay (2 page Essay (Times New Roman, 12pt Font, Double Spaced), explaining why you want to join the program. Discuss your level of interest in the Oil and Gas industry, what you expect to learn, or anything else you wish for the selection committee to know about your career goals or aspirations.)

- Resume/Curriculum Vitae (A copy of either your resume, or your curriculum Vitae which will detail the kind of project work you have done or course certificates/degrees you have earned)

- Unofficial Transcript (A copy of your unofficial transcript. Please do not pay for a copy of your transcript. You should be able to request one in your schools online portal and just submit a PDF of our previous courses taken.)

- Copy of your Government Issued Id (When L.E.A.D. is Face-2-Face, versus Virtual; we fly the students in for our two meetings of the year. When we have a Face-2-Face event, your ASME admin will be arranging your flight information and needs the most updated information possible.)

If you have any question, please reach out to the ASME Staff Contact: Danielle Rojas (

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