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EN VOZ ALTA
En Voz Alta pairs Latina mentors and allies from the peace and security community with early-career professionals and students in undergraduate or graduate school in the U.S for a full calendar year program.
Based on mentees’ expressed career goals and interests, their mentor will help them visualize their studies and early career. Additional programming will be geared to support their professional development.
WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2023
MORE THAN A MENTOR PROGRAM
Meet your match
BUILD YOUR NETWORK
Meet with your mentor
Check in with peers
Attend a workshop
Network at Happy Hour
Receive your certificate
FIND YOUR CREW
JOIN THE COMMUNITY
We accept applications on a rolling basis. We do our best to pair all qualified applicants. New program participants will be evaluated in the Fall of 2022 for 2023 program.
Identify as Hispanic/Latina/Latin American
Recent or current undergraduate or graduate student studying international relations, national security, government, or related field
Can commit to regular meetings with your mentor a from January to December 2023
Interested in supporting young professionals and committed to lifting up voices of underrepresented populations in peace and security
Can commit to regular meetings with a mentee from January to December
PREPARE FOR THE NEXT PHASE
Mentees have the opportunity to hone their skills through professional development workshops. And, mentors get a chance to lead a session of their choice and lend advice to the wider cohort. Each slate of workshops is crafted based on mentee interest and mentor availability.
Mastering the Job Search Essentials
Career Tracks in the Department of State
Open Source Intelligence 101
Interviewing Best Practices
Foreign Policy & Security Careers in Congress
Mentee Alumni Career Panel
Federal Hiring & USAJobs
Is Higher Education Right For me?
Federal Budget Process
SHOW OFF YOUR COMMITMENT
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
A certificate of completion will be awarded to mentees that meet program participation and attendance goals throughout the year for the following activities:
Monthly pod check-ins with peers and the WAND Program Manager
Monthly meetings with your mentor a from January 2022 to December 2022
Monthly professional development and issue-based workshop