Structural Engineers Association of New York

SEAoNY Virtual Shadow Program 2021

  • 06 Apr 2021
  • 16 Apr 2021
  • 3 sessions
  • 06 Apr 2021 (EDT) 08 Apr 2021 (EDT)
  • 12 Apr 2021 (EDT) 14 Apr 2021 (EDT)
  • 16 Apr 2021 (EDT)

SEAoNY Virtual Shadow Program 2021

“Take a Walk in My Steel-toed Boots”

Small Group Mentoring Sessions


  • 1.5 Hour group discussion sessions targeting ratio of 2 Mentor-Professionals to ~8 Students. 
  • Mentors and Students will be asked to fill out surveys to assist with matching process, prior to sessions kick-off (links at bottom of page) 
  • Mentors will be asked to provide short career bios, no longer than 1-page, and are encouraged to prepare a Pecha Kucha (flash presentation) to present at beginning of session.
  1. See sample bio provided. 
  2. Pecha Kucha – 10 slides minimum, 20 slides maximum – 20 seconds each slide. See sample presentation slides. Pecha Kucha presentation on how to make a Pecha Kucha - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32WEzM3LFhw
  3. Encouraged to have examples of daily tasks from current or past projects to bring up while screen sharing.  
  • Students are encouraged to read their mentor bios in advance of shadow session and brainstorm questions. 
  • SEAoNY Outreach Committee will handle pairing/matching student groups with mentor groupings based on availability and shared interests (availability first and foremost, shared career interests if possible). 
  • “Typical questions” lists for both students and mentors will be provided to help facilitate discussions. 

Mentor Sign-up: https://forms.gle/YYQc287aq6ieY3ht8

Mentor Bio Template & Sample Pecha Kucha slideshttps://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1WC4e7WViYt7mc30cSmIk4pODQthsf-cR?usp=sharing

Submit Mentor Bios Here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/13rHWJ2fR2TYVnAAJ7r3TCh2f0Ji2qG_e?usp=sharing 

Student Sign-up: https://forms.gle/6wWCcTM92TeMi7Ef8 



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