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Professional Mentoring Program

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The College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (CSTEM) is proud to announce the launch of a mentoring program designed to engage undergraduate students with STEM industry professionals. 

Benefits of Mentorship

  • Career Advice
  • Interview Support
  • Networking/Connections 
  • Graduate School Advice 
  • Resume Support 
  • Certificate of Achievement

Get Involved

  • Are you going to be a junior in the fall and are interested in being paired with an industry professional?
  • Have you completed your lower-division coursework for the major? This can be done by reviewing your Degree Planner or using a Major/Minor Worksheet.
  • Do you have a resume, unofficial transcript, and a LinkedIn account prepared? Stay tuned for workshops to help you with these tools!

If so, you are now ready for a professional mentorship!

Expectations

  • Attend Kick-Off Reception in September
  • Meet with mentor/mentee at least once per month October-March
  • Attend Wrap-up in April

Receive Mentorship 

Mentees will be matched with a working professional and decide together on when and where to meet for at least 1-2 hours a month. It will be your responsibility to coordinate meetings with your mentor.  

CSTEM Mentee Application

Become a Mentor

Mentors will be matched with a student whose educational or professional interests align with their own and will decide together on when and where to meet for at least 1-2 hours a month.

Are you are professional at any level of a STEM (or STEM-related) career and interested in being paired with an undergraduate student mentee?  

CSTEM Mentor Application

2023-2024 Program Timeline

What Dates
Application Period April - August 2023
Kick-off Event in the USU Ballroom Tuesday, September 5, 5-8PM

Mentee Workshop - Concepts and Constructs of Professionalism

Monday, October 2, 12-1PM 

PMP Round Table Discussion: "Graduate School: From finding the right program to securing support" at the Innovation Hub, ELB 102.

Wednesday, October 18,  5:30-7:30PM

PMP Round Table Discussion: "STEM Careers in Government" at the Innovation Hub, ELB 102.  

Tuesday, November 28, 5:30-7:30PM

PMP Round Table Discussion: "How to land your dream job; from application to negotiating contracts" at the Innovation Hub, ELB 102.  RSVP.

Wednesday, February 7, 5:30-7:30PM

PMP Round Table Discussion: "Women in STEM" at the Innovation Hub, ELB 102. 

Tuesday, March 26, 5:30-7:30PM

End of Year Networking Social in the USU Ballroom.

April 30, 2024, from 5-8PM

Questions?

Please contact raraiza@csusm.edu, CSTEM Professional Mentoring Program Faculty Director

Sponsors and Supporters

 
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