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For more than a decade MentorNet has been matching mentors with some of the brightest and most ambitious students – with a special focus on women and minorities - in engineering and science programs.
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- of Protégés apply for employment at their mentor's company
84 - Mentors Available to be matched
50% - Female Mentors
877 - Underrepresented Minorities
91 - Countries Represented
8,319 - Female Protégés
3,405 - Underrepresented Minorities
74 - Countries Represented
868 - Two Year degrees
7,746 - Undergraduates
2,588 - Masters Students
2,518 - PHD Students
632 - Postdoctoral Scholars
202 - Early-career Faculty
1. Fill out a Mentor Profile
Our matching algorithm will find a protégé who is looking for someone with your experience and capacity to guide them, and who meets your preferences and comfort level.
2. Wait for a match! (It may take up to 2 weeks)
Protégés may be offered up to five potential mentors so they feel they “own” the relationship. 97% of our mentors eventually find a match.
3. Exchange communications
Once you have confirmed your availability, the e-mentoring relationship begins immediately. You will begin receiving regular suggestions from the MentorNet timed program that will help you kick off and build your relationship. The MentorNet program lasts approximately 8 months and requires on average 15 minutes per week.
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