Mentors

WHY BE A MENTOR?

  • Share your experience
  • Greater awareness of the needs of today’s students
  • 78% of students are more likely to volunteer are being mentored (source)
  • 55% of students are more likely to go to college after being mentored (source)
  • You can positively influence a student’s future in a STEM career!

 

MENTOR ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Help students follow timeline and deadlines
  • Provide timely, quality, and appropriate feedback to support the development of the student’s research paper, abstract, or poster
  • Encourage students to become self-regulated learners
  • Keep track of the time that you spend mentoring (minimum of 10 hours)