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Women's Mentorship Project

The Women's Resource Center is recruiting mentors for our Women's Mentorship Project! The Women's Mentorship Project (WMP) is a peer to peer program that provides opportunities for non-traditional students to work together to build community, provide support, and help meet the ultimate goal of degree completion. The mission of the WMP is to facilitate an empowering experience for women by women that provides social, personal, and professional growth for both mentors and mentees. The WMP is focused primarily on non-traditional woman students by addressing issues that concern women 25 years old or older, women transferring from community colleges, women veterans, student parents, women of color, and first generation students. Please contact Sheena Ino at sheino@pdx.edu with any questions. 

Get a Mentor

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.)?

To apply to become a Mentee, please go to our Women's Resource Center Volunteer Application and select "I am interested in having a mentor" on page 1 of the application.


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.

Expectations of Student Peer Mentors:

  • Connect with the mentee at least twice a month.
  • Help mentee identify and achieve personal and professional goals.
  • Share campus and community resources as needed.
  • Attend the WRC Volunteer Orientation
  • Attend at least 2 additional in-service trainings or Mentorship Project social events per quarter.
  • Meet with Mentorship Project Coordinator at least once per term.

To apply to become a Mentor, please go to our Women's Resource Center Volunteer Application and select "I am interested in being a mentor" on page 1 of the application. 

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