Collegiate Mentorship Program – AFR Women’s Cooperative

Networking Opportunity • Applications Due Sept. 30

The AFR Women’s Cooperative is dedicated to education within our communities. Our eight council members represent a diverse group of businesswomen and community leaders. It is our goal to offer mentorship opportunities to collegiate women and serve as professional role models. The AFR Collegiate Mentorship program is designed to offer college students a group mentorship setting with our 8 council members. With professional development, networking opportunities and philanthropic project experience, AFR Women’s Cooperative council members hope to share their own skill sets with other ambitious, career-driven young professionals.

8 applicants will be chosen and will work in conjunction with our AFR Women’s Cooperative council members. Our council members offer diversified backgrounds, occupations and experiences. Mentors will be responsible for scheduling a minimum of two meetings with their mentee outside of AFR Cooperative hosted events. These meetings can include, but are not limited to: résumé review, career advice, mock interviews, industry tours, scholarship review, job shadow, etc. Monthly communication (email, text or phone call) will be encouraged between mentors and mentees. In addition, the selected applicants will be invited to all AFR Women’s Cooperative events including council planning meetings, the annual Women’s Cooperative state conference trip and the AFR State Convention.

Selected applicants will also be encouraged to host their own event in conjunction with the 2021 Women’s Cooperative Initiative (i.e. their own blood drive/food drive, etc.). Mentees and mentors will be featured in the AFR newspaper. Mentees/Mentors will receive full access to press coverage including press releases, website features and social media features. Selected applicants will be notified shortly after September 30th. Selected applicants will be invited to attend the AFR Women’s Page 2 of 8 Collegiate Mentorship Cooperative Luncheon and Awards held at convention. Location and time will be shared with applicants upon selection.

Mentorship applicants must meet all of the following requirements to be eligible:

  • Applicants must be female collegiate students.

  • Applicants must be enrolled and attending a college in Oklahoma. This includes two-year universities, four-year universities or vocational/trade school programs. Students do not have to be residents of Oklahoma, but must be attending an Oklahoma university/college.

  • Applicants must have a 3.2 GPA or higher.

  • Applicants must provide official transcripts with their application, emailed securely or scanned.

  • Applicants must submit a current résumé with their application.

Applicants must fill out application on the following pages completely in its entirety. Essays will be completed on an additional sheet and must meet the specified word counts. Essay responses will be emailed with applicant’s application and transcripts. Submit applications to MaKenzi Fox by emailing to no later than Sept. 30, 2021. If you have any questions, email or call at 405-218-5597

See attached for more information!

AFR Mentorship Application 2021
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