APA HIV/AIDS Cyber Mentors/Proteges

The American Psychological Association (APA) Office on AIDS is currently seeking qualified mentors and mentees to participate in a two-year, distance-learning, mentorship program designed to prepare doctoral-level behavioral and social scientists for careers as independent researchers in the area of HIV/AIDS and communities of color. The deadline for application materials is June 15, 2009. This one year old program called the Cyber Mentor Program (http://www.apa.org/pi/aids/cyber_mentors.html ), funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), utilizes state-of-the-art, distance-learning technologies (e.g., webcasts, online classrooms, etc.) to assist mentees achieve three major goals: develop and implement a career development plan focused on building the capacity to conduct independent research in the area of HIV/AIDS and communities of color; conceptualize, draft, and submit a high-quality research application to an appropriate NIH funding mechanism; and, establish a mutually supportive network of professional colleagues with common research interests.

Click Here for Mentor Application Information:  http://www.apa.org/pi/aids/mentor.html  

Click Here for Mentee Application Information: http://www.apa.org/pi/aids/mentee.html

For further information please contact: Umra Omar (Email: uomar@apa.org )

Telephone: 202.218.3596

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: