Chattanooga Chamber Of Commerce And Young Professionals Of Chattanooga Open Applications For Protégé Mentoring Program

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Young Professionals of Chattanooga (YPC) and the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce are accepting applications for the 2019-20 Protégé Chattanooga program. 

Protégé Chattanooga is a nine month team-based mentoring program in which early and mid-career professionals learn from local executives and their peers.

 

Protégé offers two cohorts, day and evening, that will be made up of 12 future leaders each.

Each cohort meets twice a month. 

The program begins with an orientation in September and ends with graduation in May. Applicants must be between the ages of 21 and 40, and are not required to be current YPC members.

The cost to participate in Protégé Chattanooga is $500, and some partial scholarships are available. Deadline to apply is Friday, Aug. 23. 

Find more information and apply here


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