Mentor Program in Global Communications

The PR Trust Mentor Program in Global Communications cultivates tomorrow’s communications leaders today by facilitating personal and professional growth through relationship building with experienced industry mentors.

The PR Trust provides a supportive, online mentorship program with experienced, top-level communications professionals from around the world. The Mentor Program in Global Communications is designed for senior undergraduate and graduate students in any discipline who wish to pursue communications and public relations as a career.

Benefits of the Program

  • Develop a global relationship with an experienced communications professional;
  • Learn new strategies, ask new questions, and receive feedback;
  • Apply the communications profession to real world problems that matter to you.

Aims of the Program

  • Cultivate tomorrow’s communications leaders in the developing world by facilitating personal and professional growth;
  • Encourage the role of the communications profession in problem-solving education, health, and civil society issues in the developing world;
  • Better communications between cultures and nations by creating personal and professional relationships.

Program Details

  • Length: Three months
  • Eligibility: Senior undergraduates and Masters students
  • Languages: English and French

Application Forms

For more information and to apply to the program, please download the brochure:

To apply to the program, please download the application form:

How to Apply

Please provide with your submission:

  • the Application Form (PDF);
  • a one-to-two page proposal or video presentation (see below);
  • a half-to-one page list of questions for your prospective mentor;
  • a letter of recommendation from a faculty member or community leader.

Email submissions to: applications @ theprtrust . org

Proposal

Please submit a maximum two page proposal (12 point font, double-spaced), or a video presentation (maximum four minutes, hosted on a streaming website) describing why you are interested in communications as a profession, and how you think communications might help your community. The proposal should:

  • tell us why you are interested in communications and public relations;
  • provide a list of questions for your prospective mentor;
  • additionally, describe how you might apply the communications profession to problem-solving issues of education, health, or civil society in your community.

Preference will be given to applicants whose proposals address the role of the communications profession in problem-solving education, health, and/or civil society issues in their respective communities.