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MPSA Mentoring Programs  

MPSA Mentoring Reception at the 78th Annual Conference 

Mentors will guide conversations with no more than four mentees to discuss current research and professional aspirations. The Mentoring Reception will be held  at the Palmer House Hilton. Please submit your application to be a mentor by Friday, February 7.

MPSA 2019-2020 Academic Year - Mentor Selection

Please note that conference participation is not required to participate in the Academic Year Mentoring Program. Mentors will work remotely (via phone or video chat) with graduate students, junior faculty, mid-career faculty, contingent faculty, and PhDs in non-academic positions in a structured format over the 2019-2020 academic year. Total commitment is approximately 10 hours. Mentee applications will open in mid-July and matches will be named in August. Both parties will receive a notification containing name(s), contact information, and brief biographical sketches and mentees will be asked to contact mentors within one week to establish contact.

  • The deadline for the 2019-20 academic year mentoring program has passed. 
  • Interested in serving as a MENTOR but missed the deadline? Please contact MPSA staff at