Aimee Babcock-Ellis, MLS Informationista [log in to unmask] | [log in to unmask] Mobile: 518-225-7127 ----- Forwarded Message ---- From: "Love, Emily" <[log in to unmask]> To: "[log in to unmask]" <[log in to unmask]> Sent: Fri, May 13, 2011 1:12:03 PM Subject: [NMRT-L] Seeking: NMRT ALA Conference Mentors Dear Colleagues, The New Members Round Table (NMRT) Mentoring Committee is pleased to announce that they are accepting applications for their Conference Mentoring Program for the ALA Annual Conference in June! Do you have experience attending ALA conferences? Do you find yourself wishing that someone would have been there to teach you all that you now know about attending conferences? Do you find yourself wondering to whom you can impart all this hard-fought knowledge? In that case, we have just the person! The Conference Mentoring Program is open to all ALA members and is designed to connect a first time conference attendee with a 'seasoned professional' who can help them navigate the ALA Annual Conference. Volunteer to be a Conference Mentor today! Interested in volunteering as a Conference Mentor? For the guidelines and an online application form please visit http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/rts/nmrt/oversightgroups/comm/mentor/conferenceMentorApp.cfm The application deadline is June 1, 2011for first consideration. Applicants will be matched with a Conference Mentee in June and communicate via email or telephone prior to the conference and then meet during the conference. If you have questions, please contact [log in to unmask] Please feel free to share this invitation with your colleagues. Please note that this mentoring program is not structured to provide career guidance, it is focused on issues related to the ALA Annual Conference. NMRT also offers a Career Mentoring program that will begin taking applications at the end of the summer. Please watch your email for an announcement regarding Career Mentoring later this year. Thank you.