Fall Mentorship Program 2021
August 31, 2021
WiSC is excited to inform you about an amazing upcoming opportunity - the Mentorship program!
Here's the opportunity for 𝐟𝐢𝐫𝐬𝐭 𝐲𝐞𝐚𝐫 𝐬𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐚𝐬 𝐰𝐞𝐥𝐥 𝐚𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐬𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐝, 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐫𝐝 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐟𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐭𝐡 𝐲𝐞𝐚𝐫 𝐬𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 to learn and grow through a mentor-mentee relationship with 𝐮𝐩𝐩𝐞𝐫 𝐲𝐞𝐚𝐫 𝐬𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐮𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐲 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐟𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥𝐬, respectively.
The Mentorship Program is also looking for 𝐮𝐩𝐩𝐞𝐫 𝐲𝐞𝐚𝐫 𝐬𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐬 looking to support incoming first year students! These opportunities are available to all female identifying students and minority groups!
All mentees work with an assigned mentor, to gain a personalized, one-on-one experience! Mentors and mentees will be matched based on skill set, program, and career interests.
The program is designed to last 𝟒 𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐡𝐬 (September – December), and meetings are to be held a 𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐦𝐮𝐦 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐫𝐞𝐞 𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞𝐬 (at least once every month before December).
𝐅𝐢𝐫𝐬𝐭 𝐘𝐞𝐚𝐫 𝐌𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐩 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐦:
This program is designed for incoming first year students who want the opportunity to be guided by second, third and fourth year students. First years can apply to become mentees under upper year students and learn about the transition to and skills needed for university! Some specifics on what first years can learn from this program is: advice on making new friends, learning useful study habits, engaging in university extra-curriculars and information on POSt. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity!
𝐒𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐌𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐬 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐦:
This is a program for upper year students who are looking to guide incoming first years and ease their transition into university. Each mentor will be paired with a first-year student and create a welcoming and encouraging environment for them! Mentors are expected to be able to communicate effectively, have strong leadership skills, be an active listener have a passion for helping others.
𝐈𝐧𝐝𝐮𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐲 𝐌𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐩 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐦:
Upper year students also have the opportunity to become mentees and learn from industry professionals! This program allows for them to build on and expand upon their career goals, professional identities, as well as their leadership and communication skills! To achieve this, each mentee will be paired with a mentor currently in the industry, and work one on one with them. Mentors and mentees will be paired based on similar fields, skills, and interests.