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Speed Mentoring International

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The Alaska World Affairs Council and the Anchorage School District have teamed up to offer a jump start to high school students considering international options in their post-secondary journeys. Students will rotate through 8 minute mentoring sessions with mentors from a wide spectrum of industries with international scope. 

Students will have the opportunity to speak with 58 high-level mentors with experience in a variety of fields. Mentors include lawyers, judges, architects, medical professionals, oil and gas, diplomats, presidents, CEOs, economists, professors, non-profits professionals and many more. 

All students must submit an application to participate in 2019 speed mentoring. The deadline to do so is March 6, 2019 Speed Mentoring Registration

Details & Schedule (Subject to Change):

Lunch will be provided for all students.
Students will rotate through 8-minute mentoring sessions with mentors from a wide spectrum of industries with international scope.
There will be 56 mentors, with students being matched with the areas of interest they indicate on the student registration form.

Student Check-in: 9:00 – 9:30 AM
Mentor Check-in :9:15-9:30 AM
Opening Remarks :9:40 AM
Session I: 9:50 AM-11:00 AM
Break
Session II : 11:10-12:20
Lunch Buffet : 12:20-12:30
Keynote Panel: Where in the World Can you Go? 12:30-1:15
Event Close : 1:30