AIGA 2021 Mentor Applications
Calling all designers, developers, writers, creatives, strategists and everything in between who are looking to give back to the community! The AIGA Chicago Mentor Program is back again this year and running its Fall 2021 sessions this upcoming September! Our Fall Mentor application is now open through July 2nd 2021.
The AIGA Chicago Mentor Program is one of the most popular AIGA initiatives. We are looking for mentors to volunteer their time for our Mentor Program Session that will run in the Fall of 2021. They will run
on Wednesday evenings over a 5-week period [09/08/2021-10/06/2021]. This will be a hybrid session that you can run in person, remote, or a combination of the two.
The fall 2021 session is a hybrid session. You can choose to run your event in person, remotely, or a combination of the two.
As a mentor:
✔ You will run the topic of your choice with an expected 5-10 mentees
✔ Meet every week over the 5-week span for total of 5 mentor meetings
✔ Your meetings will run from 6pm - 8pm at your location/virtual platform of choice
✔ You must have a location/digital platform secured in order to be considered a mentor
✔ There will be 1 event outside of the mentor group meetings. This can be a workshop, studio tour, networking event, etc. (you are welcome to attend this as well)
✔ The program is self-managed, so you are responsible for the content and structure of your sessions
👉🏽Please apply using this form.
👉🏽Applications are open until Wednesday, June 30th.
Our Mentor Committee will reach out to you for an interview.
Here is more info on the program:
We thank you so much for your support!
🤗The AIGA Mentor Program
Let's start with the basics:
First & Last Name
I prefer not to say
I Identify as:
Check all that apply.
Caucasian / White
I prefer not to say
Current Job Title
What is your Portfolio site?
What is your LinkedIn profile?
What is your Instagram handle?
Are you an AIGA Member? (You don't have to be!)
Have you ever participated in the AIGA mentor program?
No, I have not
I was a mentor previously
I was a mentee
I participated in one of the all-group events
I reviewed portfolios
How many years have you been working as a creative?
Recent college graduate
Newer to this industry after a career change
Are you interested in co-mentoring with a colleague for your sessions? If so, what is their name, email and website?
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