Mentorship at CU Denver

Gain valuable professional development and leadership skills or develop connections and gain extra academic guidance and support.

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Mentorship Program

Enhance your student experience in the College of Engineering, Design and Computing through the college mentorship program. Connect with engineering mentors who are invested in your success — another student or an alum who is ready to listen, inspire, help navigate challenges and recognize opportunities. Learn what to expect in school, how to approach challenges, and gain career advice and valuable insights. All students are eligible to be paired with a mentor. 

Or perhaps you want to be a mentor, inspiring and supporting other engineering students, building your networks, and developing skills to become better professionals and leaders. Continuing undergraduates, continuing graduate students, and alumni are eligible to be mentors.

How it works:

Students will be matched with a trained peer mentor based on common interests, background, academics and professional aspirations. To get started, students and mentors register and complete an online survey to assess personality and experience.

What do mentors and mentees discuss?

  • How will my major impact my professional options?
  • How do I balance the demands of school, responsibilities, and socializing?
  • How can I set myself up for academic, social, and career success?
  • How do I make connections with peers and professional contacts?

Can I share my experience?

Many mentors choose to share their mentoring experience as part of their resume and/or on LinkedIn. You’re more than welcome to do that as well, if you haven’t already!

See below for a suggestion on writing about your experience:

Mentor at CU Denver: Shared personal experiences, insight, and tips to support CU Denver students to promote academic success, personal growth, and career development.

“I have personally benefited from the help of some great mentors both in my personal life and academic/career life. At my first real job after college I was assigned a mentor on my first day that has been nothing but supportive and helpful to me as I embarked on a new journey. Mentorship has been a very valuable asset to my life and career so far. I believe it is my duty to also give back like the mentors who have been part of my success so far.“ - Mentor
“My mentor has been an amazing help in my life, he makes me realize and see things more clearly. Sometimes it's in front of your face but can't see until someone puts it into words for you.” - Mentee

College of Engineering, Design and Computing

CU Denver

North Classroom

1200 Larimer Street

Suite 3034

Denver, CO 80204


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