The application deadline for the 2011-2012 University of St. Thomas Staff Mentorship Program has been extended. Applications will be accepted until Friday, July 22.

The Staff Mentorship Program is an opportunity to energize your personal and professional development while gaining fresh perspective and developing new relationships. The program connects individuals with others who can advise, coach, guide and help understand their work environment.

Who can participate?
The program is open to any regular full- or part-time staff member who is interested in participating in the Staff Mentorship Program.

What is the time commitment?
There is a one-year commitment beginning Aug. 17. The program includes a short training session at the beginning for all who participate. Within the program, mentoring pairs set their own schedules and participate in formal and informal programming. Large-group luncheons with invited speakers are held quarterly.

How do I participate?
Staff members interested in becoming a mentee must submit a “Mentee Application Form” to Human Resources. Staff members interested in becoming a mentor should seek nomination through their senior management.

For further information and application forms visit the Department of Human Resources Staff Mentorship Program website or contact Terri Sheehan at (651) 962-6493 or Gina Zitzer at (651) 962-6901.