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Earn Digital Badges As You Progress

We’re proud to announce the new NSLS Digital Badges! As you complete various portions of our leadership development program, these badges will help celebrate your accomplishments.  

You’ll earn a badge at four stages of the NSLS program:

  1. FOL 101-1 - Completed Orientation and LTD
  2. FOL 101-2 - Completed 3 Speaker Broadcasts and 3 SNTs
  3. ADV 201 - Completed Advanced Leadership
  4. EXEC 301 - Completed Executive Leadership

The digital badges will help you stand out from your peers in a crowded job market so hiring managers can easily see proof of your skill level and competencies.


Digital Badging Resources

To access your earned badges follow three easy steps:

  1. Go to the Members Area
  2. Click on Credentials Hub
  3. Click on each earned badge for more information

Digital badges are now obtainable as part of your Foundations of Leadership induction steps. You can add your earned badges to your resume, your LinkedIn profile, and share your accomplishments on social media.

Digital badges are becoming more important in education so that employers can easily see the competencies applicants have earned. These badges can be added anywhere you have a profile or are completing an application. You can:

  1. Add to your LinkedIn profile (see how below)
  2. Add to resume
  3. Share on social (see posts below)

One of the most common places to add your digital badge is on your LinkedIn profile. Adding them is very easy. Go to your LinkedIn profile page and then follow one of the two options below. Or, follow this guide from LinkedIn

Option 1: If you have other Certifications on your profile:

  • Scroll down to Licenses and Certifications
  • Click the + Sign in the top right of that section
  • fill in the information provided in the Credentials Hub section of your Members Area.

Option 2: If you don't have any other Licenses or Certifications:

  • Click 'Add Profile Section' in the Introduction Section
  • Click 'Licenses and Certifications' under Background
  • Fill in the information

Celebrate your accomplishment by posting your digital badge on social media! 

Find the badge you’ve earned below and copy that corresponding post and share it to your favorite social media platform to tell the world what you’ve been working on.

Example Social Post for You to Share

I just earned a digital badge from #theNSLS!

All my hard work continues to pay off as I earn credentials progressing through their #leadershipdevelopment program. Check out my badge and what I’ve learned so far: <link to your digital badge>