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Dave Bateson teaching Mentor class.  

First Year Mentor Externship Requirements Checklist

  • Attend orientation and Mentor Log 3.0 training at the start of the academic year
  • Contact mentor to arrange initial meeting by September 5,  2014
  • Research Mentor and prepare a Personal and Professional Development Plan (PPDP)
  • Attend initial meeting with mentor to discuss and complete the PPDP
  • Finalize and submit PPDP by September 26, 2014
  • Log all program activity contemporaneously in the Mentor Log 3.0, including:
    • All points of contact
    • 18 hours of fieldwork
    • 4 distinct experiences*
    • 2 debriefings with mentor* (1 Experience and Debriefing must be completed by Dec. 5, 2014)
  • Contact mentor by the end of March to schedule a time for year-end meeting
  • Meet with mentor to review completed year-end mentor log
  • Submit completed year-end mentor log by Friday, May 1, 2015
  • Complete year-end evaluation and interest survey

Second- and Third-year Mentor Externship Requirements Checklist

  • Register for 930 Mentor Externship (as a 2L) and 933 Mentor Externship II (as a 3L)
  • Attend all five classes
  • Complete assignments outlined in the Mentor Externship Seminar Syllabus and Course Assignments (available on Blackboard)
  • Prepare introductory letter and resume to send to mentor by email (provide a copy to Faculty Mentor)
  • Contact mentor to arrange initial meeting by September 5,  2014
  • Research Mentor and prepare a Personal and Professional Development Plan (PPDP)
  • Attend initial meeting with mentor to discuss and complete the PPDP
  • Finalize and submit PPDP by September 26, 2014
  • Log all program activity contemporaneously in the Mentor Log 3.0, including:
    • All points of contact
    • 30 hours of fieldwork
    • 5 distinct experiences (2 must be completed by Dec. 5, 2014)
    • 2 debriefings with mentor (1 must be completed by Dec. 5, 2014)
  • Contact mentor by the end of March to schedule a time for year-end meeting
  • Meet with mentor to review completed year-end mentor log
  • Submit completed year-end mentor log by Friday, May 1, 2015
  • Complete year-end evaluation and interest survey

Completion Dates at a Glance

September 5, 2014
 Initial Contact with Mentor

September 26, 2014
 PPDP Due

December 5, 2014
 One distinct experience and one debriefing (1L)
 Two distinct experiences and one debriefing (2L/3L)

May 1, 2015 
 Year-End Meeting Due