APA Virginia and VCU URSP “Mentor A Planning Student” (MAPS)

APA Virginia and VCU Urban and Regional Studies & Planning have partnered again this upcoming 2023-2024 academic year to continue the "Mentor A Planning Student (MAPS)" program.

Program Goals

●      Expose VCU URSP students to the actual work environments, responsibilities and interactions of professional planning positions in Virginia;

●        To bring VCU URSP students into a mentor relationship with a practicing public or private sector planner in their region;

●        To help planning students begin to develop their professional career networks;

●        Further facilitate the relationship between university planning programs, APA Virginia, sections and planning professionals.

Please see the VCU/APA VA-MAPS Program Information  flyer for further details.

Interested in Mentoring?

We are currently planning the MAPS Schedule for the 2023-2024 year. The program is expected to run September 2023-April 2024.

If you're a planning professional located in or near the Richmond metro area, let us know if you are interested in being a mentor for the 2023-2024 MAPS program! Your role is vital to the success of this program.

MAPS Mentor Application

Please submit completed applications or questions to the EPP Chair (ypg@apavirginia.com).