Mentor programs

CSE Mentor Program

The College of Science and Engineering Mentor Program matches current sophomores, juniors, and seniors with local industry professionals who provide valuable career information, insights, and strategies. The CSE Mentor Program is one of the largest mentor programs at the University of Minnesota.

Learn about the CSE Mentor Program.

CSE First-Year Mentor Connection

The College of Science and Engineering Ambassadors Peer Mentor Program connects first-year CSE students with upper-division students to help in the transition from high school to college.

Peer mentors give advice on topics such as choosing classes, joining student groups, and getting to know campus. First-year CSE students receive information about the program, including how to sign up, during summer orientation.

Learn about CSE First-Year Mentor Connection.

Society of Women Engineers Big Sis/Little Sis Mentorship Program

The University of Minnesota student chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) pairs freshmen/sophomore students with junior/senior students with similar majors in its Big Sis/Little Sis mentorship program.

Each semester, participants attend a "Get to Know Your Sis" event. After that, the Big Sis/Little Sis pairs meet regularly throughout the semester.

Learn about the SWE Big Sis/Little Sis Mentorship Program.

WISE-Medtronic Mentor Program

The WISE House is a Living Learning Community open to female first-year students interested in any area of science or engineering, and all residents in the WISE House participate in the WISE-Medtronic Mentor Program. Students are paired with professional engineers at Medtronic for this one-to-one mentorship program that runs throughout the academic year.

Learn about the Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) House, sponsored by Medtronic.