Introducing: The Society Mentorship Program
Now Accepting Applications for Spring 2023!
Society Cannabis Co. is dedicated to promoting equity and reducing barriers in the commercial cannabis industry for individuals most impacted by the War on Drugs.
- We are pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for the Society Mentorship Program, with our next session launching in Spring 2023! We will be accepting (2) individuals to participate in our mentorship program, alongside two previously selected EE Applicants. The Society Mentorship Program is designed for individuals who have been approved as Certified Economic Empowerment Priority Applicants or Social Equity Participants by the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission.
- This professional training program will be a unique experience for individuals to develop applicable and practical cannabis industry knowledge, and to provide participants with the skills needed to lead and succeed in the evolving cannabis industry! Students will be trained in various cannabis business sectors and educated on career paths in the industry, utilizing insight from established experts and business professionals.
- Training sessions will take place at Society Cannabis Co.’s facility in Clinton, MA. Participants will receive a total of 12 hours of educational training across multiple sessions – exact scheduling to be determined based on the availability of both the selected candidates and mentors.
- Upon successful completion of the program, Society will attempt to assist participants with job placement and refer individuals to open positions at Society, given they are available.
- Selected participants must be 21 years of age or older. The deadline to apply for the first session is March 1, 2023.
Eligible participants must be from one of the following groups:
- Past or present residents of the geographic “areas of disproportionate impact,” which have been defined by the Commission and identified in its Guidance for Identifying Areas of Disproportionate Impact
- Commission-designated Economic Empowerment Priority applicants
- Commission-designated Social Equity Program participants
- Massachusetts residents who have past drug convictions
- Massachusetts residents with parents or spouses who have drug convictions
For more information on the Massachusetts Social Equity Program (SEP):