IAM Mentoring is a program for High School students who reside in Philadelphia. The program starts Thursday, October 19, 2017 and ends Thursday, May 17, 2018. Workshops are held every Thursday from 5:30PM – 7:30PM in Center City.
Each session, students are provided dinner. Students are responsible for their own transportation. If student receives a student transpass from their school, IAM will provide necessary documentation for students to get extended rides for the program.
In addition to the weekly sessions, participating students will receive 1-on-1 mentoring sessions and the opportunity to apply for paid and/or unpaid summer jobs and internships.
Session topics range from resume writing, managing money and credit, mock interviews, social media branding, entrepreneurship, college readiness, career exploration, artistry, conflict resolution, public speaking, community service and more!
There are only 26 openings in this year’s program. Students must complete the below application no later than September 22, 2017. Selected students will also be contacted for a phone interview before being accepted into the program. Accepted students will pay a $75 one-time registration fee which will cover all program expenses for the year and their IAM T-Shirts.
IAM expects that all parents and/or guardians commit to ensuring students arrive to the program on-time and actively participate in each session.
September 22: Application Deadline
September 25 – 28: Phone Interviews
Sunday, October 1 at 3PM: Parent & Student Orientation (Parent/Guardian required to attend)
Thursday, October 19 at 5:30pm: First Day of Program
All of the above dates are mandatory for students participating in the program. A detailed schedule of workshops, sessions and community service projects will be provided at Orientation on October 1st. Students are allowed only 3 excused absences during the course of the program year. Failure to comply with attendance guidelines will result in dismissal from the program.
If you have any questions about the application process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.