Requesting A Mentor

Being a student mentee is an opportunity to experience, understand, and learn from your Mentor's personal and professional experience, knowledge and skills. The one-on-one mentoring relationship allows for individual attention to your career aspirations, professional development and networking needs.


Undergraduate Students

  1. Be at least sophomore status and 3 semesters from graduation (i.e., Dec. 2016 or later).

  2. Attend an Information Session (dates posted in mid-August).

  3. Submit online application by November 6, 2015.  The link to the online application is sent after attending one of the information sessions.

Graduate Students

1. Be 3 or more semesters from graduation.

2. Attend an information session (dates posted in mid-August).

3. For programs which are 3 semesters long, apply by the 10th business day in your 1st semester of classes (see chart below).  

Graduating in Apply On or Before
August 2016 September 4, 2015
December 2016 January 22, 2016
May 2017 May 27, 2016
If your program is longer than 3 semesters, we highly encourage you to apply during your first semester of classes to maximize your time with a Mentor.

 Frequently Asked Questions

Please contact Sarah Brinker-Good with questions.

"The Mentor Program provided me with the opportunity to interview at my mentor's organization, where I was fortunate enough to be chosen to spend a great summer there as an intern."

Matt L., Class of 2015, Computer Science major

“Hands down the Mentor Program has been the most beneficial thing I have become involved in since enrolling at Xavier.”

Megan M., Class of 2014, Biology major

“Xavier's Mentor Program has given me unforeseen opportunities and insight into what Cincinnati's network has to offer. The valuable lessons learned from your mentor and the program will benefit you not just in your school and career path, but in life as well"

Olivia C., Class of 2016, Sustainability: Economics & Management