RECA - MENTORING PROGRAM

In 2020 we inaugurate the mentoring program whose purpose is to connect astronomers in training with advanced astronomers. The program is focused on guiding students in Colombia who are interested in becoming professional astronomers. On this page you will find everything related to our mentoring program.

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GOALS

Provide concise information so that students interested in becoming professional astronomers can project their professional future. The program connects astronomers in training with advanced astronomers in their careers (mentors) who will advise the student to project his career. The program is designed so that participants:

LEARN ABOUT POSTGRADUATE OPPORTUNITIES IN COLOMBIA AND ABROAD.

COMPLETE THE APPLICATION MATERIALS (GRE, TOEFL, CV, MOTIVATION LETTER ETC…)

EXPAND YOUR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT.

CHOOSE UNIVERSITIES THAT FIT YOUR PROFILE AND YOUR INTERESTS.

KNOW INFORMATION ABOUT SCHOLARSHIPS AND FORMS OF FINANCING.

GET TIPS ON HOW TO ADAPT TO A NEW COUNTRY.

GET TIPS ON ADJUSTING TO ACADEMIC LIFE AS A GRADUATE STUDENT.

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MENTORING AND ADVICE

 

JOIN OUR PROGRAM

FOR STUDENTS:

If you are an undergraduate student in Colombia in astronomy or related areas and you are considering being an astronomer and want more information about the career, join our program. Check the page of the current version of the program to know the application dates.

FOR MENTORS:

If you are an astronomer and want to be part of our community of mentors, do not hesitate to be part of our team. You can fill out the following form or write us an email.