Mentorship Program

Application Submissions Information for our 2017-2018 Program 

We will be accepting applications for our Mentorship Program for 2017-2018 between Jan. 10th – Jan. 30th, 2017.

Interviews for our Mentorship Program will be conducted at our February 2017 Conference held in Southern California.

Applicants for our 2017-2018 program will be notified by May 1st if selected for this years program.

Our Annual Mentorship Program begins in May of each year and is kicked off with a Meet & Greet at our annual May Conference Event.

Requirements for Mentees / Supplier Qualifications

  1. Applicant must currently be a paid, active DA4S Member.
  2. Company must agree to maintain a paid, active membership throughout the mentorship program. Membership Renewals take place in January of each year.
  3. Company must be in business a minimum of 3 years.
  4. Applicant / Participant must be the Owner, CEO or President of the company. No Exceptions!
  5. You must commit to the time requirements to meet your mentoring plan with assigned mentor.
  6. Applicant must commit to attend the following mentorship meetings (in-person if required):
    • Interview Process at our West Coast Conference (Feb. 2017) – In-Person
    • Mentorship Kick-Off event at the East Coast Conference (May 2017) – In-Person
    • Mid-Year Check-In with Mentorship committee – Teleconference
    • Mentorship Meeting at West Coast Conference (Feb. 2018) – In-Person
    • Graduation at East Coast Conference (May 2018) – In-Person
  7. You must sign the waiver of liability at the end of the application and submit with application
  8. Supplier may participate in a Mentorship Program a maximum of 2 years, but not consecutively.
  9. Company must be in a fiscally sound position currently Length of Program for Mentor & Mentee:
    • 1 year starting at DA4S East Coast Conference in May 2017 and ending at DA4S East Coast Conference in May 2018
    • Exclusive Kick-off event at DA4S Conference on Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
    • Conference Call in September 2017
    • Face to Face Meeting at the West Coast conference in Feb. 2018
    • Close out of program at DA4S East Coast Conference in May 2018
    • 1 Face to Face meeting & at minimum 3 conference calls required for Mentor/Protégé pairs within the course of this one year program. (Pairs schedule this according to their calendars)
    • Goals to be met during program (Goals are discussed and set by each pair)

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Membership is ONLY open to companies who support and specialize in the LIfe Sciences Industry.
However, it is not a requirement to attend a DA4S event.

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