LC State Credentials

LC State's credentials are digital credentials, recognized by the State of Idaho, that showcase the skills students gain in particular areas of focus.

Leadership & Career Readiness Credentials

LC State currently offers credentials in the areas of Leadership and Career Readiness. Both credentials are earned through involvement in leadership and career development opportunities, events, and campus/community service.

The hands-on experiences you gain while earning the Leadership and Career Readiness Credentials help you connect learning to life and college to career.

Leadership Credential

This credential was developed to echo the mission of LC State. To prepare students to become successful leaders, engaged citizens, and lifelong learners as they transition from student life to professional life.

To earn the Leadership Credential you must demonstrate the characteristics of a skilled and trustworthy leader. The Leadership Credential is designed to help you add value to your experiential learning opportunities by allowing you to gain additional skills in four specific areas of leadership:

  1. Leading Self
  2. Leading Others
  3. Managing Processes
  4. Leading for Legacy

Complete Three Tiers to Earn the Leadership Credential

Attend an event tagged with LC Leadership Core 5 times

Attend an event tagged with Explore Leadership 10 times

Complete 15 hours of community/campus service and the volunteer hours reflection

Complete the Tier 1 Credential Reflection

Earn Tier 1: Exploring Leadership

Attend an event tagged with Career Readiness 2 times

Attend an event tagged Leadership Mini Series 1 time

Hold a Campus Leadership Role for one semester (RA/RD, Student Organization/Club Officer, ASLCSC, WEB, Peer Mentor)

Complete 30 hours of community/campus service and the volunteer hours reflection

Complete the Tier 2 Credential Reflection

Earn Tier 2: Leadership Expansion

Attend an event tagged with Career Readiness 4 times

Attend an event tagged Leadership Mini Series 2 times

Hold a Campus Leadership Role for one year (RA/RD, Student Organization/Club Officer, ASLCSC, WEB, Peer Mentor)

Complete 45 hours of community/campus service and the volunteer hours reflection

Complete the Tier 3 Credential Reflection

Career Readiness Credential

This credential will help you communicate your experiences (within and outside of the classroom) and make informed decisions as you navigate toward your career goals.

The Career Readiness Credential is designed to help you confidently present your skill set to meet the needs of employers in your field of study.

Contact the Student Employment - Career Center at 208-792-2144 or [email protected] for more information or to review your progress toward the Career Readiness Credential.

Complete Three Tiers to Earn the Career Readiness Credential

Attend an event tagged with Handshake

Attend an event tagged with Career Fair

Attend an event tagged with Career Readiness 3 times

Attend an event tagged Cultural 3 times

Attend and event tagged with Explore Leadership 3 times

Complete 2 hours of community/campus service and volunteer form

Complete the Career Readiness Credential Tier 1: Exploring Career Readiness form

Earn Tier 1: Exploring Career Readiness

Attend an event tagged with Career Readiness 6 times

Attend an event tagged with Explore Leadership 6 times

Attend an event tagged with Career Fair 2 times

Attend an event tagged with Resume

Attend and event tagged with Cover Letter

Attend an event tagged with Mock Interview

Attend an event tagged with Prof. Development - Digital Technologies

Complete 2 additional hours (4 total) of community/campus service and volunteer form

Complete the Career Readiness Credential Tier 2: Career Prep form

Earn Tier 2: Career Prep

Attend an event tagged with Career Management

Attend an event tagged with Etiquette Meal

Complete 2 additional hours (6 total) of community/campus service and volunteer form

Complete the Career Readiness Credential Tier 3: Managing Your Career form

Find Events & Ways to Get Involved

Check out Do More to find events and experiences that will help you earn your LC Credentials. You can also download a co-curricular transcript to help you track your experiences.

Contact Information

Student Involvement Office

Student Union Building/Center For Student Leadership 220

500 8th Avenue

Lewiston, Idaho 83501