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The WTS New Jersey mentoring program provides a forum for women in transportation seeking development of the skills necessary to achieve success in both their professional and personal lives. The program offers support from experienced mentors as well as peer networking and candid conversations with successful transportation leaders in New Jersey. Benefits for the mentor include sharing career success stories with future women leaders, building long-term relationships and giving back to an industry that needs to hear and remember these stories. Mentees gain the knowledge and wisdom of the women pioneers who blazed the path before them. WTS also offers a variety of networking events with other mentor teams.

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WTS NJ Mentoring
2021 Mentoring Program Participants at the Inaugural Event

 

2022 Mentoring Program

WTS New Jersey is excited to open applications for the 2022 Mentoring Program! Through this program, select candidates will be paired with industry leaders from diverse career paths who will provide them with guidance and support as they navigate their careers. The Mentoring Program will host a series of eight meetings throughout the year, where participants will gain the knowledge and confidence necessary to help empower themselves as future leaders within the industry.

Interested in learning more? Join the WTS NJ Mentoring Committee at our Virtual Open House on Wednesday, March 2nd from 5:30-7PM. Register here.

Applications for apprentices and mentors are now open. Apply here! Deadline for applications is Friday, March 4th.

Schedule for Mentoring Program:
  Open House - MARCH 2nd 5:30-7:00 PM
  Applications Due - March 4th
  Speed Match Event - April 6th 5:30-7:00 PM, michael baker office, hamilton, nj
  Mentoring Meetings - 2nd Wednesday of each month, May-November, 5:30-7PM
  Graduation - November 9th 5:30-7:00 PM

For further information and to get involved please contact Tara Bencivenga (Tara.Bencivenga@wsp.com).