[nabs] Employment Mentoring Project: mentors flier
Laura Glowacki, NABS First Vice President
firstvicepresident.acbstudents at gmail.com
Sun Aug 14 09:38:39 EDT 2011
*Employment Mentoring Project*
*Seeking Professionals Who Are Blind *
Remember the challenges you faced in finding your first job??
Would you like to help a college student who is also blind begin their
career in a profession similar to yours??
We are conducting research to see if pairing students who are blind with
mentors in their career fields will help them find employment.
·Opportunity to mentor a college student who is blind and is interested
in working in your profession
·Assist in research that seeks to benefit the blind community
·Participate from January 2012 through up to 12 months after your mentee
·Help your mentee develop career goals and offer opportunities for job
·Face-to-face contact with mentor 4 hours a month
·Complete online activities monthly
·Currently employed or retired from a professional career
·Has basic computer literacy and knowledge of accessibility
software/hardware needed to access online materials
·*Complete the eligibility survey at *http://tiny.cc/mentor-professionals**
·For more information, contact Jamie O'Mally at Mississippi State
University's Research & Training Center on Blindness & Low Vision at
rrtc2 at colled.msstate.edu <mailto:rrtc2 at colled.msstate.edu>or toll free:
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