ARLIS/NA & VRA Career Mentoring Program - Organizer: Sarah Carter, Verman Kimbrough Memorial Library, Ringling College of Art and Design
Presenters: Rebecca Moss, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota; Sarah Sherman, Getty Research Institute; Rachel Resnik, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Limit: 30 participants; MCAD Classroom 440 - Participation in this four-hour workshop is the first activity in the year-long Career Mentoring program. Each participant will be paired with another member of VRA or ARLIS/NA. Space is limited, and acceptance to this program is determined in advance (please see application form).
This workshop is designed to prepare participants to successfully participate in the mentoring program. It includes a DVD presentation led by Margaret Law, expert speaker at the 2005 ARLIS/NA Mentoring Program workshop. The lecture discusses characteristics of mentors, mentees, and mentoring relationships; communication methods; and benefits and pitfalls of mentoring. The workshop facilitators will lead group discussion, role-playing, and breakout sessions.
Round-trip transportation between Hilton Minneapolis and MCAD will be provided. Please see our Conference Blog for further information.