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Capital Heritage Mentorship Program

Advance your career in Ottawa’s culture and heritage sectors! Create links with other emerging cultural professionals and experienced senior managers.

This program is presented by the Council of Heritage Organizations in Ottawa with support from the Ottawa Community Foundation.

About the Program

The Capital Heritage Mentorship Program will connect experienced senior managers in the culture and heritage sectors, with new graduates wishing to embark on a career in heritage, and emerging professionals who wish to move their career to the next level.

The initiative will invite 12 developing professionals to participate in groups of 4 (3 mentees and 1 lead mentor) in a strategic program to help transition and plan for the coming years.

The focus will be on

Who can apply?

The Program will support new graduates and those entering the heritage industry, with a focus on networking, career development and leadership.

Applicants must:

Applicants are ineligible if:


For more information:  please contact the Outreach Manager, Kimberley Lai, at (613) 562-0405 or [email protected].


Apply to be a Mentee

DEADLINE TO APPLY IS JANUARY 5 2018, AT MIDNIGHT

Mentees are required to send the following materials:

  1. Resume
  2. Letter of Intent, maximum 2 pages, outlining the Mentee’s:

* NOTE: We cannot guarantee that you will be working with your preferred Mentor.  We will try to match groups accordingly.

Applications must be emailed to Kimberley Lai, Outreach Manager at [email protected] no later than 11:59 p.m. on January 5th.