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.
Spring 2017 Mentorship Program
The mentorship program launch will be held in Spring 2017. Mentees may apply Nov. 23 - Dec. 12, 2016. Between four and six mentees will be chosen and notified by Dec. 19, 2016.
2017-18 Mentorship Program
Mentors and mentees may apply for the 2017-18 academic year mentorship program between April 28 - July 1, 2017. Both mentors and mentees will be chosen and notified by Aug. 1, 2017.
- Kickoff event: Friday, Sept. 8, 2017
- Mentee/Mentor Meeting #1: Week of Sept. 24-30, 2017
- Mentee/Mentor Meeting #2: Week of Nov. 12-18, 2017
- Mentee/Mentor Meeting #3: Week of Feb. 11-17, 2018
- Mentee/Mentor Meeting #4: Week of March 25-31, 2018
- Closing event: TBD
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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.