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Mentoring and More @ Moritz

Application for New Mentoring Students

The Mentoring and More @ Moritz program sponsorship is thanks to the generosity of Baker & Hostetler in memory of John D. Drinko '44.

Mentoring and More @ Moritz serves as a bridge between the theory and the practice of law. Program participants are placed in mentoring groups comprised of four to six students with at least two mentors.

Mentoring assignments are generally based on student interest and mentor background/practice area. Throughout the academic year, mentoring groups are invited to complementary luncheons held at the Moritz Barrister Club. During these luncheons, prominent speakers address pressing issues and current trends in the law. The speaker's presentation is followed by discussions between mentors, students, faculty and guest.

Applicants to the mentoring program are asked to indicate their general areas of legal interest on the mentoring application to assist with assigning students to appropriate mentoring groups. While your legal interests are helpful in the matching process there is no guarantee that there will be mentors available to match specific request.

Mentoring luncheons serve as a springboard for encouraging continued, informal contact between students and mentors. Mentors and students are encouraged to meet more frequently outside of Moritz mentoring events to deepen the mentoring relationship beyond the luncheons.

The mentoring program is neither designed nor intended to facilitate job placement opportunities for students. Mentor matches will be made over the summer and your mentoring group assignment will be sent to you at the email address you provide on this form. Participating students will be required to attend a short orientation that will be scheduled in late August or early September.

If you have any questions, please contact Angela Henderson, Program Coordinator for the Mentoring and More @ Moritz program at (614) 688-4359 or MoritzMentoring@osu.edu.

Applications must be completed by August 1, 2014.

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General Information
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Helpful Information

Your preferences and interest will be used as a general guideline for assigning you to a mentoring group.

Mentoring groups are comprised of up to six students and two mentors. The goal is to match students and mentors with similar interests, however due to mentor availability; there is no guarantee that your specific preferences will be met.

We understand that you might not yet have a clear idea of your preferences and interest - approximations or guesses are fine.

In the space below, please provide any information you believe might be helpful to the matching committee in assigning you to a mentoring group (you might include brief information about yourself, the type of mentoring group you would be interested in, and what you hope to gain from participating in the mentoring program).

Areas of Legal Interest

Top Choice:*

If Other (or to provide additional information on your choice above):


Second Choice:*

If Other (or to provide additional information on your choice above):


Third Choice:*

If Other (or to provide additional information on your choice above):