Sponsorship versus Mentorship: Career Advancement

with Shai L. Butler, David E. Jones

About This Course

The purpose of this live briefing is to discuss the difference between mentors and sponsors and how each role functions in career development.

Read more on the topic of mentorship with this piece from presenter Dr. Shai Butler: Paying It Forward... Mentoring across Lines of Difference.

Learning Outcomes

This session will answer these pivotal questions:

  • How do you select or begin participation in a mentorship or sponsorship?
  • Which partnership is best for you?
  • What steps are key in utilizing mentorship or sponsorship in professional development?
  • How do you maintain that the partnership over time?

Accessing the Presentation

Once you complete your registration, you will be able to access the course by clicking on the "Login" button at the top of this page (or any page on olc.naspa.org).

  • You will be asked to login with your NASPA user name and password. Once you have done so, you will hit continue and be redirected to your dashboard in the Online Learning Community.

  • You will find the session listed under "Enrolled."

  • Live session access information will be listed before the session has aired.

  • All sessions are recorded. Once the session is over, the recording will be available approximately one week after the air date. You may view the materials as many times as you'd like, at whatever pace you would like.

  • If you have any difficulty accessing the materials, please contact Jace Kirschner (jkirschner@naspa.org).

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