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Women's Mentorship Project

The Women's Mentorship Project is a peer to peer program that provides opportunities for non-traditional female students to work together to build community, provide support, and help meet the ultimate goal of degree completion. 

Become a Mentee

Are you looking for . . .

  • A mentor to be a support system as you transition back to school?
  • A safe space to chat and connect with a mentor?
  • Resource/referral information?
  • Networking and social opportunities (pizza parties, game night, etc.)?

The Women's Mentorship Project is no longer accepting applications for the 2014/2015 cohort. Check back in Spring 2015.

For more information on this program, contact our Assitant Director Virginia at vmartin@pdx.edu or call the WRC at 503-725-5672.

 


 

Become a Mentor

Mentoring is a process that requires understanding, communication, cooperation and compassion. Successful mentors are generally influential, seasoned, and familiar with PSU and the greater Portland area.  Mentors should be interested in the academic growth and development of their mentee and be willing to commit time and attention to the relationship.

Roles of Peer mentors

  • Connect with the mentee at twice a month  

  • Identify and help mentee achieve personal and professional goals 

  • Share campus and community resources as needed

  • Attend the Fall WRC Volunteer orientation, September 26th, 12-5pm

  • Attend at least 2 additional trainings or Mentorship Project social events per quarter

  • Meet with Mentorship Project Coordinator at least once per term

The Women's Mentorship Project is no longer accepting applications for the 2014/2015 cohort. Check back in Spring 2015.

Participation in the Women’s Mentorship program is completely voluntary, mentors will not receive monetary compensation for their time. Practicum and internship credit is available. 


 

Resources for Mentors

WRC Mentoring Resources - Must be logged into PSU Google Account to Access Website