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Mentorship Program

 

Golden Gate University has a new student mentoring program for the School of Undergraduate Studies − connecting students to alumni and other working professionals of the GGU community. The program is custom designed to integrate and complement the academic curriculum and to provide facilitated connections online and in person with our expansive professional network. Participation in the Mentorship Program offers students and mentors alike, opportunities to give and receive real-world connections and career guidance that reinforce our core value of providing pragmatic, career-advancing education for working adults. 

How to Get Involved

Join GGU Connect | connect.ggu.edu

  • Online community for networking and mentorship
  • Search GGU’s professional network of alumni, faculty, staff and students
  • Send and receive emails and schedule informational meetings or "flash mentorship"
  • Participate in a Guided Mentor Program
  • Post career-related questions or share opportunities on the discussion forum

 

Be a Mentor

Undergraduate students have the opportunity to be matched with GGU mentors (alumni, faculty and staff) for a longer term, structured mentorship experience.  The Guided Mentor Program for undergraduate students aims to expand and deepen their experience connecting with industry professionals to explore careers, set goals, check in on progress and build more meaningful connections in the GGU network.

  • Coordinated match between mentee and mentor
  • Guided by goals, tasks and resources
  • Training and networking opportunities provided in person and online
  • Application and 3 month commitment required

We are currently seeking alumni mentors who are:

  • Dedicated GGU fans & advocates
  • Motivated to support our students and willing to be coached
  • Comfortable and responsive to communicating online
  • Committed to volunteering for three months at a time (approximately 10-15 hours per program)

There are no minimum professional requirements to be a mentor. An application process is required for each program (offered three times per year).  Training and support are provided in person and online.  

Interested? 

Please complete this Mentor Interest Form to receive orientation materials and next steps.

 

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