Cochrane US Mentoring Program Looks Towards Year Two

Working together

Applications are OPEN to apply for selection as a mentee for year two (Y2) of the Cochrane US Mentoring Program.  Year One (Y1) has been a great success and we look forward to welcoming a new cohort of health science students and professionals who are excited about evidence synthesis.

Program Information
The mentoring program is a 12-month commitment and will include group and one-on-one mentoring, networking events, trainings, and the opportunity to work on or complete a project or product in collaboration with Cochrane researchers. Additional events and involvement within Cochrane will be offered.  The program is currently 100% virtual.
Meet our Y1 Mentees: https://us.cochrane.org/mentoring

Eligibility
This program has as a main objective to serve minority, under-resourced, and/or historically discriminated against participants to contribute to Cochrane's goal of improving health equity through access and availability to trusted health evidence for all.  Anyone worldwide is welcome to apply; please expect to attend meetings, events, and trainings during US working hours.

Program Length
12 months; 4-8 hours per month

Requirements

  1. Availability / flexibility during US working hours (approximately 8am – 6pm EST / New York) Find these times in your time zone
  2. Obligatory attendance at monthly meetings with your group and mentor (virtual)
  3. Sufficient English language skills to attend and participate in meetings and trainings (Spanish and other languages maybe be offered depending on mentor availability)
  4. Access to a computer and high-speed internet (program is virtual)
  5. Able to commit to 12 months & time commitment 
  6. Flexibility, professionalism, and enthusiasm

Application Process

  1. Complete application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdxTQ4_iG2PfkavUwzuXnEReH4Wx28U-E2OfbcQpCqgrajiEA/viewform?usp=sf_link 
  2. Send a personal statement to tduque@cochrane.org and paoandrenacci@hotmail.com
    (MAXIMUM 500 WORDS – save file with your name)

Application Closing Date
May 23th, 2022

Mentee Selection Announcement
June 17th, 2022

Between 10 - 15 participants will be selected

Program Start Date
Tuesday, July 5th, 2022

Questions? Email Tiffany: tduque@cochrane.org