Welcome to USG's Mentoring Program built on flexibility, community, and empowerment.

Through a menu of mentoring experiences, USG's students have the ability to create their own mentoring experience that meet them where they are, with what they need, when they need it, while building community and personal empowerment. Mentors will facilitate professional growth and career readiness through career exploration, career experiences, and network building.

Mentoring Options

  • Traditional Mentoring
    • 3, 1-hour sessions per semester based on career readiness topics/questions.
  • Flash Mentoring
    • 1-hour session on topics such as mock interviewing, informational interviewing, general career consultation, or network building.
  • Mentor Circles
    • 1-hour discussion led by 4 subject matter experts, representing USG's Industry Hubs, on career readiness topics. Breakout session for each hub halfway through the discussion for a more in-depth look on topic through the lens of the industry/hub.

Program Goals

  • Ensure students graduate career-ready through a menu that offers flexibility, builds a sense of community, incorporates USG's core values, and seeks to empower students to achieve their full potential.
  • Connect students with local/regional professionals from industry hubs for purposes of engaging in career exploration, career immersion, and career experiences.
  • Engage regional professionals to further develop and provide a talent pipeline.

General Guidelines

  • Attend a training/orientation program 
  • Respond to email/phone messages from your mentor/mentee in a timely manner
  • Be respectful of each other's time and commitments
  • Reach out to the Mentoring Program Manager if there are concerns, questions, or any other issue