NCFR International Section Seeks Mentors/Mentees

NCFR's International Section (IN) is accepting applicants for its mentorship program. All NCFR IN Section members are eligible to apply and are invited to be involved as either a mentor or a mentee. The goal of the IN section mentorship program is to advance the discipline of Family Science by supporting and encouraging the professional development of its members. (Please note this is a different program than NCFR's Mentoring Academy)

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Mentoring Timeline

The mentoring period usually starts at the NCFR annual conference and can continue after the conference.

Mentor-Mentees applications for 2022 are due October 16, 2022. Applicants will be notified by October 30, 2022 about their matches by the IN section.


Expectations for Mentors:

  • Initiate contact with your mentee and establish agreed-upon goals and benefits for both
  • Be available to meet your mentee at the Annual Conference Meeting
  • Exchange background information
  • Serve as a role model and promote best practices
  • Share resources and methods of achieving goals

Expectations for Mentees:

  • Be an active partner in the mentor-mentee relationship
  • Be available and attend the mentoring meeting at the NCFR Annual Conference
  • Exchange background information
  • Communicate your goals to your mentor
  • Have an agenda about the things you would like to discuss with your mentor


Sounds exciting? … Want to be a part of it? Go ahead and click the link below to fill out the application form.

Please feel free to write to Sarah Almalki, the Student/New Professional (SNP) representative of the International Section, if you have any question: [email protected]