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  • 1.  SAA Mentoring Program opportunities

    Posted 18 days ago

    Hello everyone!
    I wanted to give a few updates from the SAA Mentoring Program. As mentioned in an earlier announcement, applications are now open for our second round of mentoring cohorts. Our cohorts for this season will be Accessibility & Disability and BIPOC. Learn more about the opportunity and apply by MAY 15th!

    Additionally, we are seeking participants for the 1-to-1 mentoring program. We are seeking MENTORS who may have some of the following areas of expertise:
    1. Community Archives, LGBTQ+ archives, collection management tools, digital archives
    2. Media preservation, film archives, audiovisual archives

    Have you been thinking about participating as a MENTEE? Apply now to be matched with someone great! We currently have mentors available with the following expertise:
    • Academic Libraries/archives
    • Archival Processing
    • Archives Adjacent Roles (professional researcher, vendor, etc)
    • Business/Corporate Archives
    • Community and Donor Relations
    • Digital Preservation
    • Disaster Planning and Recovery
    • Collection Management
    • Education and Professional Development
    • Exhibits
    • Facilities
    • Government Archives
    • Grants
    • Job Search and Changing Careers
    • Legal Issues in Archives (i.e. Privacy and Confidentiality, Copyright, etc)
    • Lone Arranger
    • Navigating Promotion and Tenure
    • Outreach and Instruction
    • Professional Service (volunteering, governance, etc)
    • Project Management
    • Records Management
    • Reference
    • Religious Archives
    • Research and Assessment
    • Social Media
      Supervision, Management, and Administration

    Would you like to hear from past participants in the Mentoring Program? Browse the SAA Membership Blog written by recent mentoring partners to get ideas on how to make the most out of your mentoring partnership.

    Applications are accepting on a rolling basis for the 1-to-1 program. Apply today!
    Again, as a reminder, the applications for the Accessibility & Disability and BIPOC cohorts will be due by May 15. Blog post and application link.
    Best wishes, all!

    Lydia Tang

    SAA Mentoring Program 

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    Lydia Tang
    Outreach and Engagement Coordinator
    LYRASIS
    East Lansing MI
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