WiE MENTOR ProgramWomen in Engineering
CALLING ALL VITERBI UG WOMEN ENGINEERS – JOIN THE WIE MENTORSHIP PROGRAM TODAY!
We invite you to become a mentor or mentee with the Women in Engineering (WiE) MENTOR Program! Applications for the 2023-2023 academic year is available:
- Mentor Application Deadline: August 14th, 2020
- Mentee Application Deadline: September 9th, 2022
- Mentor Orientation (mandatory for mentors): Tuesday September 13th, 2022 at 5pm in RTH109 and on Zoom (link to be sent)
- Mentorship Program Launch: Wednesday September 15th, 2022 at 5pm in the E-Quad!
The WiE MENTOR program pairs female undergraduates with more senior female students. The program aims to provide students with a source of support and guidance while helping to build community among all Viterbi women. WIE mentors will inspire students and help increase the retention of women in engineering.
Being a Mentor – Commitments
- Contact mentee(s) at least once a week. This can be an email, telephone call, text, coffee, or dinner
- Attend WiE MENTOR mentor orientation
- Attend WiE MENTOR Reveal and Reception on September 15th
- Attend at least 2 WiE events per semester
- Enthusiasm and willingness to answer questions from first year students about classes, engineering majors, student organizations, research, internships, etc.
Being a Mentee – Benefits
- Access to a resource, role model, and source of support
- Expand personal and professional networks
- Increase confidence, motivation, and self-awareness
- Opportunities to connect with faculty, staff, and alumni
Additional Benefits – Connect with Alumni!
By joining WiE MENTOR you will also join the new Viterbi Link online mentorship platform that will allow you as a mentor or mentee to connect with Viterbi alumni worldwide! Alumni will provide career, academic, and life advice over a few weeks, or engage in 30 minute flash mentoring sessions.
More information is available on the Women in Engineering Viterbi Link. https://usc.peoplegrove.com/hub/viterbi/program/wie-mentor-program/about
To register for Viterbi Link, please click here https://usc.peoplegrove.com/hub/viterbi/
For additional questions contact Marella Schammel at email@example.com, the Director of Mentorship.
Published on September 8th, 2020
Last updated on August 31st, 2022