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Mentorship Program


Mission: To prepare journalism students to be future leaders in the city of Memphis (and beyond!) through leadership development programs and mentoring.

Overview: The mentorship program matches a select group of highly motivated students with selected Memphis journalism and communications professionals and provides each with an opportunity to engage in additional leadership education and training.

For more information, see the #GoPro mentorship handbook.


To apply, submit a resume and cover letter outlining your career goals and objectives for the mentorship program to Dr. Erin Willis or Professor Darrin Devault. Only 10 students will be admitted to the #GoPro mentorship program per semester.


If you are interested in becoming a professional mentor for the Department of Journalism at the University of Memphis, contact Dr. Erin Willis or Darrin Devault for more information.


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