MJAA Mentorship Program


The goal of the UNC School of Media and Journalism's Mentorship Program is to support the educational and professional growth of student participants — and for alumni professionals to play a key role in the development of UNC’s next generation of media and journalism industry leaders. The program is facilitated by the MJ-school and the Media and Journalism Alumni Association (MJAA) Board.


Application process

2018-19 program

Mentees may apply for the 2018-19 academic year mentorship program between March 1-31, 2018. Mentees will be chosen by May 1, 2018, and mentors will be chosen by Aug. 1, 2018.

Please review your mentor or mentee expectations prior to applying for this program. You will be expected to sign this contract to be admitted to the mentorship program.


Click here to view the 2018-19 mentor/mentee contract

Mentee application:

Mentor application:



For more information

Please contact Director of Alumni Affairs and Donor Relations Robin Jackson at rhjackson@unc.edu or Public Communication Specialist Kathleen Collette at khcollette@unc.edu.


About the MJAA

The Media and Journalism Alumni Association empowers alumni to support the UNC School of Media and Journalism today and into the future. Guided by a group of media industry leaders from across the nation, the MJAA harnesses the power of a diverse and talented graduate base to support student development, foster alumni connections and encourage giving to reinforce the School’s reputation as one of the nation’s elite programs. Click here to learn more about the MJAA.