2021 Mentorship Program

Would you like to partner with industry leaders to learn and grow?

Are you looking to share ideas with someone outside your organization?

Applications are now open! The WTS-Sacramento Chapter is accepting applications for both mentors and mentees to participate in the 2021 Mentorship Program.

 

Being a part of the program will include activities such as:

  • Identifying goals

  • Sharing experiences

  • Building trust

  • Encouraging action

  • Listening actively

  • Providing inspiration and constructive feedback

  • Connecting with opportunities

  • Professional skills development and guidance

 

 

Program participants will enjoy exclusive benefits and learn new skills to help advance the career goals and growth of our WTS members! Please fill out an application no later than Friday, November 5, 2021 to participate in this rewarding year-long mentorship experience. Participants will receive an email with information about the program schedule, including our kickoff event. See eligibility requirements below.

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Please note that the mentoring program is constrained by the number of mentors enrolled. We will strive to accommodate all applicants, but participation or specific “match” requests are not guaranteed. If we are not able to accommodate your application this year, we will prioritize your application the following year (if eligibility criteria are met).

Eligibility Criteria
  • Commitment to the year-long program, which includes attendance at one (1) kickoff in November 2021 and one (1) wrap-up event, plus monthly meetings between mentors and mentees at a mutually agreed-upon times and date.
     

  • Mentee participants must be WTS members at the start of the program. If you are not a member, there’s still time to sign up! Please contact our Membership Chair Carlye Buchholz at cbuchholz@reyengineers.com.
     

  • Mentees must "give back" to our student chapter by participating in one young professional panel event and hosting a one-time tour or "job shadowing" experience for one student member at your workplace.

Mentor
  • Those who hold senior positions in the transportation or transportation-related industry and have the desire and ability to assist their mentees to learn and grow in their careers.
     

  • WTS membership is not necessary.

  • NOTE: Previous mentoring experience is not required!

Mentee
  • Women with at least 3-10 years of experience in the transportation or related industry working directly on transportation-related projects.

  • Skills and abilities that demonstrate leadership.

Questions?

For more information, contact Sherri Berexa or Sherina Lam.