the numbers
150+
Mentor/mentee pairs over the years
10
Years of the program

🖊️ Overview

Through the Mentorship Program, students and young professionals will be paired one-on-one with an advertising professional with at least 10 years of agency experience. Mentors who have volunteered their time will provide their mentee with professional guidance in the form of portfolio reviews and book / website / blog recommendations. Mentors can also recommend networking events / lectures / forums for the mentee to attend, and help guide them in furthering their careers. Many of our mentees have gone on to work at local agencies and serve on the Ad Club Board.

Program benefits include: free student entrance to all happy hours, first to be offered volunteer opportunity for Richmond Show set up for free entrance to the show, discounted rates to The Richmond Show. Introduction to up to 5 local agencies each year. Exclusive insight into industry job postings and events

Become a Mentor

Ad Club mentors are advertising professionals with at least 10 years of industry experience who want to help students and young professionals succeed.

Mentors will provide professional guidance in the form of portfolio reviews and book/website/blog recommendations. Mentors can also recommend networking events/lectures/forums for mentees to attend and connect them with people who can help guide them in furthering their careers.

To apply, fill out the Mentor Application.

Applications will go live in 2021

Become a Mentee

Ad Club mentees are current students and other young advertising professionals seeking guidance as they begin their careers.

Mentees are paired with select advertising professionals in the Richmond community who will offer their expertise and guidance in the forms of portfolio reviews and book/website/blog recommendations. Mentees will also receive recommendations on networking events/lectures/forums to attend, as well as other ways they can help build their knowledge about the industry.

To apply, fill out the Mentee Application and email a letter of recommendation and a resume to mentorship@richmondadclub.com.

Applications will go live in 2021
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