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Marketing EDGE First-Gen Virtual Mentoring Program

Marketing EDGE launched its inaugural First-Gen Virtual Mentoring Program in spring 2020. This program gives first-generation students connections to company executives, meaningful career explorations into the marketing and advertising industry, as well as enhanced professional development.  


Program Structure:

  • This program takes place for 8 weeks over the course of a semester.

Mentees will:

  • Meet virtually at least 5 times during the program
  • Be provided with supporting resources, such as a mentee guide, and on-line learnings
  • Attend a virtual orientation session
  • Be invited to a variety of marketing events throughout the program for networking and industry information

Eligibility requirements:

  • First-Generation College Student (those students whose parents did not complete a 4-year degree)
  • Rising Sophomore, Junior or Senior, attending a 4-year accredited college/university as of Fall 2021, or students who are graduating in 2021
  • Must be located in the United States during the program (September 20 – November 12, 2021)
  • Ability to meet virtually with mentor at least five times throughout the program
  • Strong interest in obtaining a mentor in the marketing industry

Read more or apply at:

Friday, August 06, 2021


Courtney Meinhold