King County Nurses Association has a mentorship project, called MentorLink. The project creates partnerships between KCNA members who are experienced nurses and

This project is designed to be fun, flexible and inspirational – helping students and new nurses find greater satisfaction in their professional pursuits while allowing experienced nurses to “give back” by offering their expertise to the next generation.

It's up to each mentor team to determine how often they meet and the best way to communicate. It might be in-person or by another way of communicating. Interested in applying to be a mentor or a mentee? More information is included below. Get involved! Teams will be matched in the fall of 2017.

Photo: 2016-17 MentorLink Teams

MentorLink teams attended orientation on November 29, 2017, to meet and get to know one another. Individual teams will meet through spring 2018; mentors (experienced nurses) provide support and guidance to their mentees (students, new nurses or nurses new to a particular position/area of practice).

Note: Please return the applications by Monday, November 6, 2017.

Mentee Information:

Mentee Overview & Frequently Asked Questions

Mentee Application (for New Grads or New to a Position; must be KCNA member)

Mentor Information:

Mentor Overview & Frequently Asked Questions

Mentor Application (must be KCNA member)