Become a Mentor
Become a mentor and receive a stipend while making the difference in someone's life.
GSU graduate students have the unique opportunity to play a key role in assisting undergraduate Latino students through mentorship. They provide support to enhance students' acculturation to university life, with an emphasis on academic achievement. The peer mentors will be serving undergraduate student from different areas of study and members of the Title V Grant cohort group.
Peer mentors have the satisfaction of assisting new students. Additionally, each GSU peer mentor receives a stipend per academic year
Peer Mentor Requirements and Responsibilities
- Commit to 1 academic year of service (January – December)
- Minimum GPA of 3.0
- Attend a mentor training at the beginning of the period, a meet and greet session with mentees, and other training meetings as scheduled.
- Mentor between 3-5 students as assigned.
- Contact each mentee by phone or email at least once a week.
- Meet one-on-one with students twice a semester (GSU campus).
- Record the time spent with their assigned students and in the tracking system (login ID and password will be provided for this task).
- Serve as role models for cohort students and be genuinely concerned with their needs.
- Become proactive in helping to direct students to different GSU opportunities and resources as well as resources and opportunities outside of the university.
- Serve as a "peer" resource that the students feel comfortable approaching at any time with questions or concerns.
- Communicate with Title V Grant staff and respond to all requests in a timely manner.
Electronic Mentor Application Form
Peer Mentor Responsibilities
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