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Mentorship Program

Find the support You Need to succeed

The Davis College Mentorship Program aims to cultivate community, build leadership, and facilitate personal and professional growth within students. 

Become a Peer Mentor

Program Overview

 The Davis Collge Mentorship program aims to provide students with additional opportunities to succeed upon their arrival and departure at Davis College. With this program, mentors can develop and demonstrate leadership skills and gain a personal sense of satisfaction knowing they’ve contributed to a student’s future success. Mentees can expand their knowledge and skills, gain valuable advice and feedback from experienced peers or professional, and build their overall networks.

Peer Mentorship
Application Deadline - July 31st, 2020

The peer mentorship program will begin in Davis College’s First Year Seminar courses. Mentors will spend the first half of the Fall semester inside the classroom with first-year students at Davis College. They will facilitate discussions and activities with students that build off the curriculum taught by the instructors. Topics like university resources, student success skills, financial literacy, career pathways, and more. Prior to the course starting, the peer mentors will be provided with the proper training to successfully facilitate a learning experience for the first-year students.

As a continuation of the peer mentorship program, students living in the SEEED Living Learning Community will have the opportunity to continue their mentorship experience through LLC specific events and curriculum guided conversations surrounding personal leadership, mindfulness, social aspects of the college experience, and goal-setting for their college career.

Requirements to become a Davis College peer mentor:
  • Must be passionate about making a positive impact on the Fall 2020 first-year class
  • Must have a 2.8 minimum cumulative GPA 
  • Must register for ANRD 495, a 1 credit hour course, in Fall 2020.
  • Duties will include meeting weekly with your assigned section of First-Year Seminar for the first half of Fall semester, meeting bi-weekly with SEEED LLC students during the second half of Fall semester, and attending at least 2 LLC organized events during that time.  
  • Must be available to attend a training session on Monday, August 17th, 2020.

Apply to Be a Peer Mentor!

Career Mentorship
The career mentorship program will be either in person or remote depending on the location of the mentors. We aim to match our upperclassmen students with mentors who align best with their interests and/or areas of study. Prior to being matched, students will meet with Davis College staff to find out what their career goals may be and what they are hoping to gain from the mentor. Topics will include things like career readiness, tips for the transition into the "real world," and mapping out the next steps after graduation. Mentors and mentees will meet at least once every 2 weeks, in-person or remotely. 

Requirements to Apply:
  • Must be a rising junior or senior in Davis College
  • Able to meet with the program coordinator to prepare for their mentor matching during Fall 2020 semester
  • Comfortable with remote mentorship meetings via Skype, Zoom, Google Hangouts, etc. 

→Applications Open Fall 2020 for career mentorship!←