Non-Profit Mentors Program (Spring 2019)

Is it time to elevate your professional skills? Looking for a way to get insider knowledge around the roles and diversity of a dynamic workplace? If so, you are invited to apply to the Non-Profit Mentorship Program. Through a partnership with various area non-profits, the UW Career & Internship Center, and C21/College of Arts & Sciences, students will be matched with mentors at local non-profit agencies to explore the world of work through the lens of organizations working to support and better our communities.

Program Overview

  • Students will meet with their non-profit mentor during the spring quarter of 2019.
  • Explore topics related to professional preparation and growth, networking and feedback.
  • Gain insight and guidance about career paths based on goals, skills, background, strengths and personality.
  • All meetings will take place at non-profit locations in the Seattle area, which will be selected in part based on proximity and ease to mass transit.


  • This program is only open to students majoring in the College of Arts & Sciences (UW Seattle campus)
  • For a list of Arts & Sciences majors, check here 
  • Students must be declared in an Arts & Sciences major before the start of the mentorship program
  • Must have completed 3 quarters at UW or transferred to UW with the equivalent credits (priority to juniors graduating between December 2019-August 2020)
  • Must be enrolled at UW Seattle campus

Ready to apply?

  • Click here to submit your initial application, due by no later than 11:59pm on February 3rd
  • First round applications will undergo an initial screening, and selected applicants will be invited to complete a second phase of the application process. During this second phase applicants will have the opportunity to identify the general areas of non-profit work they are most interested in (e.g. community health, environmental resources, etc.) to facilitate mentor matching.
  • Applicants will be selected and notified by early March