Thank you for your interest in becoming a mentor! You are helping to build the future of environmental reporting. 

This program is flexible and member-driven. If you a paired in a suitable match, we simply ask that you participate for at least one year and communicate with your mentee a minimum of four times. Mentors typically critique stories and offer professional development advice. Mentor/mentee pairs can choose to meet virtually or in person. Mentor/mentee pairs can choose to meet virtually or in person. SEJ also coordinates mentoring events at our annual conference.

Please read the application carefully and answer the questions with as much detail as possible. This helps us to create suitable matches. 

After your application has been received, please expect to receive a confirmation email. Once our program coordinators have found a pair, you will be approached with their background and interests. Should you approve of the pairing, the match will be sent to the mentee for their approval. Please note that this process can take some time, as our team is committed to facilitating matches that suit all parties.

Any questions about the process can be directed to Our coordinators will gladly assist you. 

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