Mission

The mission of the Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion’s Next Generation Mentorship Program (NGMP) is to provide undergraduate students of color, international students, and students from other underrepresented populations opportunities to become successful in their undergraduate academic career and beyond. Through the guidance of graduate student mentors during the entire academic year, undergraduate student mentees will be provided the services, resources, encouragement, and support needed for their future goals and aspirations.

Purpose

This mentorship program aims to deepen the Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion’s commitment to students who come from underserved and underrepresented communities. Our goal is for mentees to deepen their undergraduate experience, gain insight into the mentor’s graduate experience, explore career paths, post-graduation options, and be supported in their academic and student success. For the graduate student mentors, this is an opportunity to give back, to support the next generation, and also to gain leadership, coaching, and mentorship experience that will enrich their graduate school experience while also benefiting their career and trajectory.

 

***NGMP IS INTENDED FOR MENTORS AND MENTEES WHO IDENTIFY AS STUDENTS OF COLOR AND INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS***

 

Are you an undergraduate student interested in becoming an NGMP mentee? Apply here!

Are you a graduate student interested in becoming an NGMP mentor? Apply here!

 

Projected NGMP Timeline 2018-2019

Autumn Quarter 2018

Week 1 Wed, Sept 26 NGMP Mentor & Mentee Applications Open Deadline: Friday, October 19
Week 4 TBD Mentor Training with OSDI Staff
  • Distribute NGMP mentor handbook and resources
  • Review of NGMP
  • Expectations from OSDI staff
Week 4 Friday, October 19 NGMP Mentor Applications Close
  • OSDI staff will determine mentor and mentee pairs
  • OSDI staff will provide mentor/mentee contact information
Week 5 Mon, Oct 22-Fri, Oct 26 Mentors and mentees 1:1  
Week 6 Wed, Oct 31 NGMP Quarterly Social: Kick-Off and Mentor Panel
  • 3:00-4:30pm, Miller 320
  • Mixer with all NGMP mentors and mentees
Weeks 7-9   Mentors and mentees 1:1 at least once  
Week 10 TBD Mentor check-in with OSDI staff

Informal check-in with all NGMP mentors

 

Winter Quarter 2019

Weeks 1-4   Mentors and mentees 1:1 at least once  
Week 5 TBD NGMP Quarterly Social: Alumni/Career Panel

Panel of OSDI alumni discussing life after graduate school, career search, tips for undergraduates

Weeks 6-8   Mentors and mentees 1:1 at least once  
Week 10 TBD Mentor check-in with OSDI staff

Informal check-in with all NGMP mentors

 

Spring Quarter 2019

Weeks 1-4   Mentors and mentees 1:1 at least once  
Week 5 TBD NGMP Quarterly Social: Professional Development Workshop Workshop for undergraduate mentees seeking help on resumes, CVs, work authorization options, mock interviews, etc.
Weeks 6-8   Mentors and mentees 1:1 at least once  
Week 9 TBD Mentor check-in with OSDI staff

Informal check-in with all NGMP mentors

Week 10 TBD Recognition of NGMP participants at OSDI Graduation  

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