Join the Student Relations Committee

Below are the "Responsibilities and Time Commitment" for the Student Relations Committee. If you are interested in joining and can actively participate, please fill out the Committee Interest Form.

Responsibilities:

University Partnerships
Members who wish to work in this area of the committee will be partnered with a university from our list and serve as the liaison. Each member is responsible for completing the tasks below with their specific university. Committee co-chairs will also provide assistance when needed.

  1. Maintain and update university distribution list.
  2. Maintain and update potential student members’ database.
  3. Arrange info sessions with your partnered university at least 2x during the academic year. Preferably 1 during the fall semester and 1 during the spring semester.

Student Program Responsibilities
Members who wish to participate in this area of the committee can volunteer in any of the programs listed and will help complete the tasks below with assistance from committee co-chairs.

  1. Mentor Me
    1. Work together with marketing to create a timeline.
    2. Maintain and update mentor me roster.
    3. Maintain communication between mentors and mentees.

  2. Student Member Sponsorship
    1. Look for companies who would be willing to sponsor a student membership.
    2. Keep track of how many student have signed up receive sponsorship.
    3. Work with marketing to recruit students and sponsors.

Marketing Responsibilities
Members who wish to participate in this area of the committee will be responsible to complete the tasks below with assistance from committee co-chairs.

  • Create and send student e-newsletters to the university point of contacts/listserv, potential student members, and student member roster.
  • Submit articles for MPI Potomac electronic and print newsletters to promote student programs and initiatives.
  • Update and maintain accurate information on student website page by submitting the website request form.
  • Seek volunteer, internship and job opportunities to promote to our student members.
  • Create social media messages.

Time Commitment:

This committee welcomes all levels of involvement - no contribution is too little. The committee holds monthly conference calls to keep everyone up-to-date on our activities, with one (1) in-person committee meeting per year.