Industry Mentorship Programs

Industry Mentorship Program - spring 2022 application now open

Industry Mentorship Programs are a great way for students to learn about an industry and explore professional development topics through small group mentoring (4-6 students per mentor). Through experiences both in the classroom and with a mentor, participants will gain insight and guidance about a particular industry, explore topics related to professional preparation, networking and feedback, and reflect on how their experiences and interests can translate to a career the field.

Non-Profit Mentorship Program

Are you passionate about supporting and advocating for underrepresented communities and equitable access to resources? If so, join the Non-Profit Mentorship Program to learn how your interests, skills, and strengths can translate to a non-profit career, and explore professional development topics to prepare you for your job or internship search. Participants will meet virtually with a mentor and small group of 4-6 likeminded students during spring quarter 2022.

Students interested in non-profit careers can select any number of the following focus areas:

  • Arts/Music/Theater
  • Children/Youth
  • Community Services
  • Conservation/Environmental
  • Politics/Civics

Program Details:

  • Students will be enrolled in a 1 credit (CR/NC) GenSt course:
    Week 1 (in-person): Preparatory session to learn what to expect at your mentor meetings, and meet with group to plan topics and questions for your mentor
    Weeks 2-9 (virtual): Mentor meetings & reflection assignments
    Week 10 (virtual): Wrap-Up networking event with all mentors and students in the program
  • Mentor meetings will take place virtually 

Application Criteria:

  • Undergraduate student at UW Seattle
  • Must have completed 3 quarters at UW or transferred to UW with the equivalent credits 
  • Must be available during the Spring quarter 2022 on Tuesdays or Wednesdays from 4:00-7:00pm
  • Apply by February 13 at https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/jesmith2/418131

Questions? Contact Jessie Smith at cicmentor@uw.edu.

Application for the Spring 2022 Mentorship Program is due by February 13.

Apply now