[announce] Mentees Flyer Part III
mitch.pomerantz at earthlink.net
Wed Jun 15 21:38:13 EDT 2011
Below is the flyer to recruit mentees for the Mississippi State RRTC
project. Once again, please disseminate widely and strongly encourage
college students to participate.
Mitch Pomerantz, President
American Council of the Blind
Employment Mentoring Project
For Students Who Are Legally Blind
Is finding a job your next big step after graduation??
Would you like the opportunity to work with a mentor who is also blind and
has experience in your profession of interest??
We are conducting research to see if pairing students who are blind with
mentors in their career fields will help them find employment.
. Potential to work with a career mentor who is blind
. Access to career development resources
. Assist in research that seeks to benefit the blind community
. Participate from January 2012 through up to 12 months after
. Face-to-face contact with mentor 4 hours a month
. Complete online activities monthly
. Undergraduate or graduate student, under age 35, who:
o Is legally blind
o Plans to graduate within 2-3 semesters after January 2012
o Expects to seek employment after graduation
o Has basic computer literacy and knowledge of accessibility
software/hardware needed to access online materials
. Complete eligibility survey online at
. For more information, contact Jamie O'Mally at Mississippi State
University's Research & Training Center on Blindness & Low Vision at
<mailto:rrtc2 at colled.msstate.edu> rrtc2 at colled.msstate.edu or toll free:
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