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Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Mentoring Program Now Accepting Applications for the San Francisco Bay Area

Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Mentoring Program Now Accepting Applications for the San Francisco Bay Area

Full Applications Due Friday November 10, 2017

Now in its 10th Year!

Expanding Opportunities for Bay Area Emerging Professionals in the Transportation Industry

  • Apply to become an apprentice and further your practical experience and knowledge through the guidance of a mentor. Both men and women are encouraged to apply!
  • Contact us if you would like to become a mentor and have the opportunity to share your knowledge and experience with less experienced members – a process that is professionally and personally rewarding. Both men and women are encouraged to participate! Mentors generally have 10+ years of experience.
  • Apprentices are paired with mentors and work together to design a custom tailored curriculum of professional growth for each apprentice.
  • Enjoy group seminars with top transportation professionals from our region to discuss topics that cover a critical range of professional needs that will enrich the experience of both mentors and apprentices.  Topics may include: 

·        Navigating your career path

·        Navigating organizational culture

·        How to get yourself noticed in your organization

·        Balancing your personal and professional life

·        Public speaking

·        Possible tours and field events that help apprentices broaden their perspective on the industry

Apprentice Eligibility Criteria:

·        Must be a current member of the WTS San Francisco Bay Area Chapter as of the date of your application;

·        Three-Plus (3+) years of experience in the transportation industry preferred;

·        Demonstrate potential for leadership development; and,

·        Ability to make a 1-year commitment encompassing 2-4 hours/month to the program beginning January 2016.

Application Requirements:

·        Submit current resume to Nancy Mathison at nancy.mathison@arup.com

·        Submit a letter of recommendation from a senior manager you have worked with either within or outside your organization (to be emailed by individual separately to Nancy); and

·        Complete and submit the form linked below.

Apprentice applications for 2017 are now available here. Interested mentors, please contact Nancy Mathison or Monica Munowitch.  

For more information and all inquiries, please contact:

  Nancy Mathison
nancy.mathison@arup.com or 415.659.4937

Monica Munowitch
Monica.Munowitch@sfmta.com or 415.701.5695




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