Get Involved

Become a Mentor

If you’re looking to share your passion and skills as a mentor, we would be lucky to have you. Dedicated and passionate mentors are the backbone of this program. They help uncover needs, plan and organize resources, and guide mentees to realize their incredible potential. To be considered, please fill out our Mentor Application.


Become a Mentee

If you’re interested in taking part in the Mentor Program, please take a look at our current session. If a session is not running or is currently running, please feel free to fill out our Mentee Interest Form. You will be placed on an email list and will be notified about our next Mentor Program session.


Become a Mentor Program Volunteer

Our Mentor Program helps serve 250+ people a year and extra hands are always appreciated. For volunteer opportunities, please fill out our Volunteer Form.


Become a Mentor Program Sponsor

Are you looking for a way to support diversity in design? The AIGA Chicago Mentor Program is looking for companies to sponsor mentees as well as cohorts for our bi-annual mentorship programs. If you are interested or know someone who would be, please email: Leslie Presto, presto@chicago.aiga.org and Kelly Knaga, kel@chicago.aiga.org


Mentee Scholarship Sponsorship

  • (1) Mentee Program Fee Scholarship
  • AIGA Chicago Website Recognition
  • AIGA Chicago Social Recognition 

Cohort Sponsorship

  • Mentor Appreciation Gift
  • Access to Program Level Mailing List
  • Access to Cohort Level Slack Channel
  • AIGA Chicago Website Recognition
  • AIGA Chicago Social Recognition 

Program Sponsorship

  • (12) Mentee Program Fee Scholarships
  • Access to AIGA 10k Mailing List
  • Access to Mentor Program Full Slack Channel
  • AIGA Chicago Website Recognition
  • AIGA Chicago Social Recognition 
Contact

If you have questions, please email Co-VP of Mentorship, Leslie Presto at presto@chicago.aiga.org