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The AMA New York Mentoring Program connects less experienced members with more experienced marketing professionals for career advice, guidance and support. The program was designed based on member feedback. It is run by a committee of marketing professionals to ensure all participants are supported and get value from participating in the program.

These days mentoring is rarely a one-way street. Technology has greatly impacted the world of marketing, and often times less experienced marketers simply know more about technology. While Mentors share value lessons and guidance about professional and life experience, Mentees should be ready to share their own expertise with their Mentors.

Program Length

The matching period, called the matching cycle, is eight months long. The program is run once per year, starting in the first quarter and running until the Fall. Each participating Mentor and Mentee must commit to work together for the entire eight-month matching period. Enrollment is open now for the current matching period which will start in March 2019 and end in November.

Time Requirement

As a program participant you are required to interact with your Mentor/Mentee at least once a month. Each relationship will be different, but to get the most out of the program, we recommend a minimum of 1-1/2 hours per month spent on the program and at least one interaction per month. Your first meeting must be in person or via video to create the relationship, set goals and expectations. After the first meeting, interactions may take place through in-person meetings, emails, video chat or telephone call.

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Motivate. Advise. Inspire.

Give your roadmap to success a new meaning and purpose as a thought leader and influencer. Become an AMA New York Mentor today.

We are currently in a matching cycle and not accepting new applicants at this time. If you are interested in being a mentor or mentee, click below and send an email indicating your interest.


We actually happened to meet just before a job interview, and I ended up getting the job. The meeting was very helpful to prepare!
– Mentee

I really am delighted to be part of this mentorship initiative. I really do think that my views on life in our world were helpful.
– Mentor, 60 years marketing experience

General Policy

The AMA New York welcomes all of its members to participate in the Mentoring Program.  Mentor and Mentee qualifications will be reviewed by the Mentoring Program Committee as part of the application and matching process. It is the policy of the AMA New York to provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual preference, age, or disability.

For information regarding the AMA New York Mentoring Program, please contact

The mission of the American Marketing Association New York is to inspire, support and celebrate brilliance in marketing. Founded in 1931, the AMA New York is the principal community for marketing professionals across all industries and disciplines in the New York area. Offering programs, monthly events, and interaction with the chapter through volunteer activities, we provide marketers with an opportunity to increase their knowledge and reach in the marketing community. AMA New York is the creator of the Effies, the Greenbook and the new Marketing Hall of Fame, which honors outstanding marketers nationwide.

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