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|Organization/Agency Name||ZP Better Together|
|Name of Program||SMART|
|Description of the Program|
The SMART program is a voluntary, non-paid professional development program for applicants who have not passed the Purple/ZVRS hiring assessment. It provides a variety of mentored activities for professional development each month, including drop-in mentoring sessions, feedback on submitted work samples, guest presenters on various topics, and interactive events.
|Target Audience for Program|
|Deadlines for Application|
|Duration of the Program|
Varies depending on progress and interest.
|Type of Interpreting|
|Describe the "other" types of interpreting|
Opportunities to practice various types of interpreting using recorded sources.
|What is the geographic area of your program?||National|
|Is there a fee for application, or for joining the program?||No|
|Is there an opportunity for doing paid interpreting work in the program?||No|
|Website for Program||purplevrs.com|
|Is mentoring available?||Yes|
|Contact Person: Name||Carolyn Heffner|
|Contact Person: Phone #1||(737) 263-4768|
|Contact Person: Phone #2||(916) 580-9008|