UA-WiSE/WISER Mentorship Program 2022-2023 Registration

UA-WiSE/WISER Mentorship Program 2022-2023 Registration

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On Sale 1 Sep 2022 at 12:00 AM

Location

Online event

Refund policy

Contact the organizer to request a refund.

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

Connecting underrepresented individuals in STEM with mentors who can help foster professional development and personal discovery.

About this event

Applications for experienced professionals (greater than 5 years of experience) are now open from July 4-August 14, 2022.

*To access the mentorship application form, click tickets and then select your ticket type. This will take you to the questionnaire.

Mentorship Program highlights:

  • Unique trio format (undergraduate + early-career professional/graduate student + experienced mentor)
  • Three online events (about two hours each)
  • Trios meet independently for an additional 6 hours
  • Receive certificate when completing all 12 hours

Online events:

  • October 27, 2022, 6-7:30 PM MT - Introduction event
  • January 12, 2023, 6-7:30 PM MT - Professional development event, topic TBA
  • March 30, 2023, 6-7:30 PM MT - Professional development closing event, topic TBA

*New for 2022: Potential for in-person mixer in Edmonton (not mandatory for program completion), will be dependent on program budget and current health and safety guidlines.

Independent trio meetings: complete 6 hours by March 30, 2023

Application Fees:

  • Mentors (Experienced Professionals who have ≥ 5 years of experience in their field) are exempt from this fee.
  • Mentees (i.e. Early-Career Professionals, Graduate Students (Master's and PhDs), Post-docs, Professional Students and Undergraduate Students) pay a refundable $25.00 deposit.

Refund process:

  • *Applicants who are accepted into the program will be refunded their monetary 25.00 deposit at the end of the program if they meet the minimum 6 hours and attend at least two out of three online events.
  • Applicants who are not accepted into the program will be refunded their deposit within three weeks of notification of their status in the program.

Note: All applicants, except experienced mentors, need to pay a $25 deposit at the time of application. This amount is refundable upon completing the program. For applicants with financial challenges, please contact uawise.wiser@gmail.com. The decision to waive the deposit will be determined on a case by case basis.

For more information on the mentorship program structure, please visit: https://wiseredmonton.ca. If you have additional questions or concerns, please direct your questions to uawise.wiser@gmail.com.

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