MENTOR PROGRAM

Applications Now Open for Spring 2023

STEM for Her has launched a Mentor Program for college students. The STEM for Her mission is to create awareness, excitement and opportunities among girls and young women to launch successful STEM-related careers. Mentorship is a critical component of that mission, and we are launching this program as a new way to advance it. Thank you for your interest, and we hope you consider applying at the links below. Applications close January 27, 2023 at 11:59PM.

Please note: Preference will be given to freshman and sophomore undergraduate students but all college-aged students encouraged to apply.

Spring 2023 Program Schedule (100% Virtual):

Tuesday, January 31: Program Kick-off Session (6-7pm)
Tuesday, February 28: Mentee Workshop #1 (6-7pm)
Tuesday, March 28: Mentee Workshop #2 (6-7pm)
Tuesday, April 25: Program Closing Session (6-7pm)

Mentee Overview

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Mentor Overview

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Mentees will:

  • Set actionable goals for the program
  • Be accountable to meeting those goals through mentor sessions, reflection assignments and program events
  • Network with other mentees and mentors
    • May network with mentor’s professional network if appropriate
  • Leave the program with actionable takeaways to advance field of interest
    • I.e. Additional programs to sign up for, courses to take, internships to explore, etc.

Mentors will guide mentees by:

  • Educating them about STEM-related careers and various paths to them
  • Providing them with real life anecdotes
    • I.e. Mentors’ direct academic and career experiences
  • Growing their personal and professional networks through introductions where appropriate

Mentor/Professional Application

Requirements:
Students/Mentees:

  • Must be a full-time or part-time college undergraduate or graduate student in good standing.
  • Must complete a mentor application.
  • Must be a minimum of 18 years old.
  • Due to limited space – Must participate in a 15-minute interview.

Professionals/Mentors:

  • Must complete a mentor application.
  • Must participate in an interview.