MENTOR PROGRAM

Women in Media’s mentor program will personalize members’ networking experience by connecting upper and underclassmen to share ideas and advice. Mentees will have the opportunity to form personal and professional relationships with their peer mentor in a low-stakes, casual setting. 

  • 1-on-1 guidance through the Grady application process

  • Opportunity to connect and network with WIM upperclassmen

  • Semester-long program

  • Explore topics like: how to have a successful internship search, navigating Grady majors, general college advice

Choose a new mentor for the Spring Semester!​

  • 1-on-1 Resume, Email Signature, LinkedIn Profile, and Portfolio review session

  • Participate in special mentor-mentee social 

  • Access to Mentor Program IG story 

MENTEE PERKS 

We listened to your feedback and added new perks for the Spring semester! 

REQUIREMENTS

Mentees will have the opportunity to choose their mentors from the linked SignUp Genius in a few weeks and once paired, and will be in charge of their own schedules. Remember, this is meant to be fun, casual program! It's up to you to make the most out of it.  

Mentors

Mentees

must:

must:

  • be a junior, senior, or already accepted into Grady

  • be willing to dedicate time to fostering a relationship with their mentee

  • keep in contact with mentee regularly for the full semester

  • Attend mentor program meeting and social

  • be a Women in Media member (registered online)

If you are interested in being a mentor for the Spring 2021 semester, please fill out this form: 

  • be a freshman, sophomore, or intended-Grady student

  • be willing to dedicate time to fostering a relationship with their mentor

  • keep in contact with mentor regularly for the full semester

  • Attend mentor program meeting and social

  • be a Women in Media member (registered online)

If you are interested in being a mentee for the Sping 2021 semester, please fill out this form

SPRING MENTOR PROFILES 

Jackie Jefferson

Junior, EMST

Major 2/Certificate: Sociology, New Media

Extracurriculars: The Industry, Black Felicity, Sixth Sense at UGA

Interests: Banking, painting, astrology 

Favorite TV/Movies: Money Heist, Now You See Me, Fast and Furious

Career Goals: Film Editor, Work on commercials and movie trailers

Can help with: Resumes, Cover Letters, and Portfolios, Grady Classes/Information, Navigating Campus, Media Industry Information, Personal Advice

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Alise Crittendon

Junior, Advertising

Minor/Certificate: New Media, Interdisciplinary Writing

Extracurriculars: WIM President, Intern for Heartbeat Agency, InfUSion Magazine

Interests: Painting, DIY crafts, cooking videos, karaoke

Favorite TV/Movies: Disney, RomComs

Career Goals: Copywriter for cosmetics, skincare, or fitness company

Can help with: Resumes, Cover Letters, and Portfolios, Internship/Job Search, Grady Classes/Information, Navigating Campus, Media Industry Information, Personal Advice

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Sasha Kopca

Junior, EMST

Minor/Certificate: Film Studies

Extracurriculars: WIM E-Board, Delight, Intern for Chair 10 Productions

Interests: Tennis, drawing, baking

Favorite TV/Movies: Marvel, Rocky, The Office, Parks and Rec, This Is Us

Career Goals: Screenwriter for TV and Film

Can help with: Resumes, Cover Letters, and Portfolios, Internship/Job Search, Grady Classes/Information, Navigating Campus, Media Industry Information, Personal Advice

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Caroline Kurzawa

Junior, Journalism

Minor/Certificate: Women's Studies, Public Affairs

Extracurriculars: WIM E-board, ServeUGA, Delta Phi Epsilon, ONASPJ, IMPACT, Dawg Camp, Intern at Appen Media

Interests: Reading, baking

Favorite TV/Movies: The Bold Type, The Office, The Crown

Career Goals: Working in government communications

Can help with: Resumes, Cover Letters, and Portfolios, Internship/Job Search, Grady Classes/Information, Navigating Campus, Personal Advice

Heather Mcabee

Junior, Public Relations

Minor/Certificate: New Media and Women's Studies

Extracurriculars: WIM E-Board, InfUSion Magazine, Rouge Magazine, The Industry, Grady Newsource

Interests: Movies, art, making collages, hiking, reading

Career Goals: Represent organizations that make society more inclusive and progressive

Can help with: Resumes, Cover Letters, and Portfolios, Grady Classes/Information, Navigating Campus, Personal Advice

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Chandler Call

Junior, Advertising

Minor/Certificate: Music Business

Extracurriculars: Miracle Hospital Relations Committee, Wishmakers on Campus, AdClub

Interests: Social media, traveling, playing guitar

Favorite TV/Movies: One Tree Hill, Yellowstone

Career Goals: Tour promotions for Nashville musicians 

Can help with: Resumes, Cover Letters, and Portfolios, Grady Classes/Information, Navigating Campus, Media Industry Information, Personal Advice

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