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Join the VPHA Mentorship Program

15 Nov 2022 4:08 PM | Morgan Drexler (Administrator)

The Virginia Public Health Association is thrilled to announce the launch of its Mentorship Program. 

Virginia Public Health Association’s Mentorship Program is an opportunity for VPHA members to connect and grow professionally through skill attainment, knowledge building, and networking while enhancing the overall public health workforce in Virginia.

Mentors and mentees will be matched on common interests. Mentor and mentee pairs are expected to connect once a month. Additional webinars and activities focused on networking and professional development will be offered during the program for all members of the cohort to network with each other. The estimated time requirement for both mentors and mentees is 1-2 hours per month.

Applications are now open for mentors and mentees to enroll in our inaugural cohort.

Requirements for mentees: Mentees are required to be pursuing a degree in the field of public health or a related field or have entered the field of public health in the past two years. Mentees must also be a current VPHA member or plan to become a member by the start of the program in January 2023.

Requirements for mentors: No previous mentorship experience is required.  Mentors must be a current VPHA member or plan to be a member of VPHA by the start of the program in January 2023. Mentors must also have at least 5 years of experience in the field of public health.

To apply follow the links below. Applications are due by December 12, 2022.

Application for Mentor

Application for Mentee

Contact Nicole Holt for more information

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