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Benefits of the Mentoring Program


Mentors will have the opportunity to:

  • Help those seeking professional development
  • Meet and exchange ideas with other colleagues
  • Help facilitate communication across offices
  • Build a strong sense of community at the University
  • Increase their own knowledge about mentoring through training
  • Gain experience while serving as a guide to someone else as they work through their goals


Mentees will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop a professional relationship with someone who can advise on work-related issues
  • Participate in professional development activities
  • Network and build a circle of professional contacts
  • Learn about long-term career planning
  • Gain a better understanding of the University community
  • Gain exposure to a wide range of women and men who have differing perspectives
  • Learn about themselves and others by getting to know people who are ethnically, educationally, or professionally different than they are
  • Participate in activities that are designed to help people from across the University learn from each other