Protege Application

APALA Mentoring Program

January 2014 – January 2015

Protégé Application

Thank you for your interest in participating in the APALA mentoring program as a new librarian or library school student. All protégés must be or agree to become APALA members. Please complete this application by January 1, 2015. Please note: If we are unable to find a suitable mentor for you by January 17, 2014 we will try our best to find one for you later in the year or the following year.

Personal Information (*required fields)

*Name (Last, First):
*Your Email:
*Home Address:
*City:
*State:
*Zip:
*Phone:
Alternate Phone:
Fax:
*Gender:

School/Work Information

 1st-3rd Year Professional Current Graduate Student
Expected Graduation Date:

If you're currently working in a(n) library/information setting, please fill out the following:

Position/Title:
Institution Name:
Work Address:
City:
State:
Zip Code:
Number of Years in Current Position:

Additional Information

I am interested in working in the following types of libraries (check all that apply):
 Academic Public Special School Other
If other, please specify:

Other areas of librarianship/information science that interest you:

Interests or hobbies:
Undergraduate degree major:
In addition to English, I also speak:
Are you an APALA member?
 Yes No
(All proteges must be or agree to become APALA members)

I want to participate in the APALA Mentoring Program because:

My career goals are:

What expectations do you have for your mentor?

What expectations do you have for yourself and your experience in this program?

Anything else you'd like us to know about you:

Please check the following:

I agree to be mentored for the period, January 2014 - January 2015. I understand I will be asked by the Mentoring Committee to evaluate the program on completion.

Thank you for taking the time to complete this application. We will be pairing you with a mentor best suited for your career goals. Once you have selected a mentor, please make the first contact with your mentor. We encourage protégés and mentors to meet at the APALA Social at the ALA Annual Conference or other professional conferences.

Questions? Contact Johana Orellana, chair of the Mentoring Committee, at 1jhnorellana@gmail.com.

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