ARLIS/NA Denver Conference Mentor Program

As you register for the upcoming conference, please take a moment to consider participating in the ARLIS/NA Denver Conference Mentor Program!

The Mentor Program registration form is now active and can be found at:

http://arlisna-mw.lib.byu.edu/denver2008/confmentor_form.htm

Whether you are a seasoned ARLIS/NA conference veteran or a first (or second) timer, you have the opportunity to participate in the Denver Conference Mentor Program. If you are attending your first conference and are just beginning to develop your ARLIS network, the Mentor Program provides you with an experienced ARLIS/NA member to show you the ropes and introduce you to new colleagues. For ARLIS/NA veterans, this is a fine opportunity to make a significant impact in the Society on a personal level.

Those requesting mentors will be matched with those volunteering to serve as mentors by the Program Coordinator, based on information drawn from the application form. Both mentors and their newcomers will be notified before the conference.

Mentors are expected to contact their mentees prior to the conference, meet with their mentee the first or second day at the conference, discuss the structure and workings of the Society, give conference-attending tips, and introduce their mentee to new colleagues whenever possible during the conference.

Please note that the Denver Conference Mentor Program is separate from the year-long mentoring program and workshop.

Please fill out the form available on the volunteer section of the conference website before April 16th. For any questions, please contact Alba Fernendez-Keys, Mentor Program Coordinator at afernandez-keys@imamuseum.org .

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