ACA Mentorship Program

A number of students have used the mentorship program and have greatly appreciated the benefits of it! We encourage you to join and become a member of the ACA so that you can take advantage of being paired up with a seasoned professional who can offer you some guidance. Check it out:

If you are not familiar with the ACA Mentorship Program, now is a great time to get informed!

It’s a great opportunity for students to be paired with an experienced archivist to ask questions and learn more about archival work in Canada.

Since 2004 the program has helped pair up students and new archivists with experienced members of the archival community.  You have to be a member of the ACA to participate and student e-membership is $65.00 for a 3-year membership.  Applications can be submitted at the following:

If you have any questions about the program, please don’t hesitate to contact Nick Richbell or the ACA.

Nick Richbell

Mentorship Program Coordinator,

On behalf of the ACA Membership Development Committee

ICA Bursary

We are pleased to Congratulate our very own Ryan Courchene on winning the ICA bursary!

“Ryan Courchene, a student in the JMP/Archival Studies M.A. Program, has been awarded a “New Professionals Program” bursary from the International Council of Archives to attend the ICA’s world Congress in Seoul in September. Ryan is the first Canadian recipient of the bursary and only the second from North America.”

For a further link to this ICA program and Ryan’s profile there, see below at the entry for 20 June 2016:

Thesis: Structure & Organization (Fort Garry)

UM GradSteps has an upcoming workshop this Tuesday, December 15 on Thesis Structure and Organization. The workshop will provide strategies and tools that students can use to minimize such challenges as working without a deadline and development of writing skills.

Registrants are encouraged to bring and share writing, organization, and time-management strategies that work for them to share at the session.

For more information, or to register, click here.