MENTOR PROGRAM

New program in 2022!

STEM for Her is launching a pilot 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.

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

Spring 2022 Program Schedule:

February 11, 2022  – Applications Open
March 31, 2022  –  Applications Close (Limited Space – Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis)
April 7, 2022 6pm – Welcome Virtual Session for Mentors & Mentees: (mandatory attendance)
April 8 – June 3, 2022 – Mentor/Mentee Sessions
April 28, 2022  – STEM for Her Annual Gala (Invited optional attendance) – Hilton Tysons, VA
Week of May 2, 2022 (TBD) – Virtual Mentor/Mentee Group Event
Week of May 23, 2022 (TBD) – Virtual Mentor/Mentee Group Event
Week of June 6, 2022 – Program Wrap-up & Feedback

Mentee Overview

Download Mentee Program Details

Mentor Overview

Download Mentor Program Details

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

Applications Now Open

Mentee/Student Application

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.
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