Mentorship Program

2020 / 2021 Mentorship Program

Applications are now OPEN for the 2020-21 Mentorship Program.

The Mentorship Program is an opportunity for mid-to senior-level communicators to share their knowledge and wisdom with students, junior and mid-level communicators, while everyone who participates has the opportunity to learn from each other and build relationships. 

The deadline is October 19 for mentees, and November 2 for mentors to submit their applications. 

The program will officially kick-off November 9 and run until June 19. 

Becoming a Mentor

Give back and share your expertise with an up and coming communicator in our city. In addition to free Mentorship events, mentors will also receive exclusive discounts on IABC Edmonton PD Sessions and Capital Awards tickets as a thank you for their participation.

Requirements for being a mentor include:

  • Senior Communicator (15+ years of experience)
  • Mid-Level Communicator (7 – 15 years of experience)
  • Ability to connect with your mentee once a month
  • Willingness to share stories, feedback, and advice

Click here to apply.

Becoming a Mentee

Learn from some of the best and brightest communicators in the city, expand your network and grow as a communicator. Due to the one-on-one mentoring format, the number of mentees accepted into the program will depend on the number of mentors and compatibility of mentors who apply.

Requirements for being a mentee include:

  • Must be a current IABC member
  • Junior Communicator (0 – 6 years of experience)
  • Student Communicator (currently enrolled in post-secondary education)
  • Mid-Level Communicator (7 – 15 years of experience)
  • Ability to connect with your mentor once a month
  • Support from your supervisor and workplace
  • Eagerness to learn from and accept feedback from your mentor

Click here to apply.

Questions?

Kerry Bezzanno
Director, Mentorship
Kerry.bezzanno@iabcedmonton.com