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Mentorship Program

2018 Buffalo Broadcasters Association Mentoring Program Application

Students interested in applying for an opportunity to take part in this customized mentorship program can apply here. The application will open on Monday, January 15, 2018 and close on Thursday, March 1, 2018.

The Buffalo Broadcasters Association's Student Mentoring Program selects 3 talented students from WNY colleges and universities and prepares a customized mentorship program for each student. Students will meet with broadcast professionals and learn more about desired profession and learn from people in other positions within the industry.

Applicants are encouraged to complete this form as early as possible along with their statement of intent. You will also need to ask for a letter of recommendation from a current/past faculty member or academic advisor. Additional details are available when you complete the form.
  • Please enter your permanent address and not your campus address.
  • Please enter the email address that you check the most often since a majority of communication will be done through email.
  • Please enter the phone number that we could best reach you at, if needed.
  • Please indicate whether you're a current sophomore, junior, or senior.
  • Please enter your current major. If you have more than one, please also enter it in this field. If you have a minor, please specify as well.
  • Please enter your faculty/academic advisor's email address.
  • In this section, please prepare a typed statement outlining the following points:

    1) What are your future career goals? Please be as descriptive as possible and specify the industry you'd like to work in.
    2) Where do you see yourself in 5 years within the broadcasting field?
    3) What would you like to get out of this experience?
    4) Please include any relevant experience in media that you would like the review committee to know about.

    Please upload your written statement as a PDF. If you need assistance, please reach out to [email protected]
    Accepted file types: pdf.
  • Please provide the name of the person who will be writing your letter of recommendation
  • Please provide the email of your letter writer. We will be reaching out to them requesting that the letter of recommendation be sent to the appropriate email addresses.
  • To be considered for this program, a member of your academic program must write you a letter of recommendation supporting your application to the mentorship program.

    Acceptable recommenders include previous and current professors, a faculty advisor, or your academic advisor. You will need to contact your recommender and ask them for a letter to be written.

    The final letter should be sent directly to [email protected] AND [email protected] before Thursday, March 1, 2018 in order for your application be considered complete.

    Only fully completed applications will be considered for the program. Please indicate if you need this information sent to you in a separate email.
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