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Mentoring program update

Mentoring program goals

The mentoring program goal is to help connect professionals working within the water environment field and to help facilitate building these relationships to promote personal and professional development. The program matches mentors and proteges based on shared interests and professional goals and provides a mentoring guide to help direct the process. In addition to pairing mentors and proteges, the program will work to host virtual networking events where participants can connect with others in the program and to learn more about the water field.

Mentoring program structure

Sign up to participate in the program

Mentors and proteges are paired up

Attend virtual webinars and virtual networking events (optional)

Water and wastewater professionals will give webinar presentations on various industry topics. Stay tuned for more info after you've signed up!

If there is enough interest:

Engage in the mentoring process

Commit a minimum of 4 to 6 hours over the course of a year for meeting with your mentor or protege to interact and learn from each other.

Attend local virtual conferences (optional)

Joint Fall Conference November 2020
Snowball Conference TBD
Great Plains Conference TBD
Heartland Conference TBD

Mentoring guide

A mentoring guide has been prepared to help guide mentors and proteges in their discussions. This is a recommended framework for discussion, but it is up to the mentor and protege to decide on the exact content of their meetings.

Program contact

Matthew Thompson