Getting Started

Welcome! Our NACMA Mentor Match program reflects our commitment to you and your professional development. This unique online networking and career development tool helps you find, connect and share experiences with others. Your mentor or mentee can be in the same city or on the other side of the world. You can apply to our NACMA Mentor Match program in four simple steps:

 

START

Complete your NACMA Community profile. Make sure your contact information is up to date, add a recent professional profile picture, expand on your bio and import your education and job history information from LinkedIn. Having a complete and accurate profile is crucial to the success of selection and matching. Profile complete? Return back to this page and move on to step 2.

ENROLL

    Are you looking to be a mentor or mentee? Perhaps both? Sign up:

    Make selections for each of the program demographics to set your preferences. Demographics include: topics, venue, specialties, career stage and start/end date. Please note that some fields are required for enrollment. The more information you provide, the easier it will be to make the best match. Keep in mind in order to request a mentor or mentee, you must be enrolled in the program.

    SEARCH

    Use the NACMAProfessional Development Mentoring Program Directory to input your search criteria. 

       

      CONNECT

      Congratulations! You're all set. You completed steps 1-3 and are now ready for the fun stuff. Let the mentoring begin. Do one search or multiple searches. If you're unsure of the search criteria, select "Search for ALL of the selected values." The NACMA Mentor Match Program Directory will do the work for you and populate the results.

      Next click on the member's name that you're interested in establishing a mentor/mentee connection with. The link will bring you to their profile page. Look around. If you think it's a desired match, look under their profile image for the request Mentor Match badge, which when clicked will you allow you to request a connection. If it's not a desired match, you can simply select the back button to return to your previous search results.


      NEED HELP? If you have any questions about our Professional Development Mentoring program please feel free to contact NACMA Intern, Jack Kavanagh or Member Development Committee chair, Tyler Jones.Your success is our success - we're here to help!