User Experience Professionals Association of DC

The Washington DC Chapter of the
User Experience Professionals Association  


2018 UXPA DC Mentorship Program

Take part in the UXPA DC Mentorship Program! The UXPA DC Mentorship Program is our newest initiative that pairs UX professionals who want to harness the power of our rich UX community by learning from one another. We pair mentors and mentees 1:1 based on overlapping interests, goals, and experiences, and foster the relationship over a 6-month period.

The application period is OPEN for the March-September 2018 cycle through Friday, February 23. Spots are limited so we encourage you to submit your application as early as possible.

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Be a Mentor!

Remember the person who inspired you to make a project better or gave you guidance on how to navigate through a difficult work situation? Now you can be a mentor and help someone, too!


  • Are you currently working in a UX-related job?

  • Do you enjoy the rewarding feeling of helping others?

  • Can you spare at least 1 hour a month to help?

  • Are you able to dedicate 6 months working one-on-one with a mentee?

  • Will you be able to attend orientation and closing?

  • Provide feedback and shape the mentorship program!

We welcome all levels of UX practitioners to participate as mentors. Your experience counts!

Ready to get started? Submit your mentor application today!


Be a Mentee!

There is so much information about UX that you might not learn from classes or in your current job. Whether you want to research, present your work, make a career change or just brainstorm, a mentor can make a big difference.


  • You have specific goals to establish or further a career in UX.

  • You are willing to establish and maintain a mentor/mentee relationship.

  • You have the passion, focus, and curiosity to dedicate 6 months to working one-on-one with a mentor to achieve your goals.

  • Will you be able to attend orientation and closing?

  • Provide feedback and shape the mentorship program!

Ready to get started? Submit your mentee application today!

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