The EMPower Peer Mentoring Program connects freshman/transfer under-represented and/or first-generation STEM students with under-represented and/or first-generation mentors who are succeeding at MSU.

The program supports personal and academic interactions between mentor and mentee, encouraging trust-building, friendship, and professional engagement.

The EMPower peer mentoring program will host a 2017 spring semester kick-off event in January.  Stay tuned for details!

Benefits of of being a mentor: Benefits of being a mentee:
  • formalized mentoring training
  • develop professional skills
  • networking opportunities
  • $20/week for food and drinks with mentee
  • funds for Smarty Cats tutoring
  • use of the EMPower student center                    
  • scholarship opportunities
  • develop professional skills
  • networking opportunities
  • learn from an upper-division student in your major
  • monthly group meetings with guest speakers
  • funds for Smarty Cats tutoring
  • use of the EMPower student center

 

For a mentor application please click here. For a mentee application please click here.

 

If you would like to learn more about the Empower STEM Peer Mentoring program, please contact Program Coordinator Sloane Real Bird at sloanerealbird@yahoo.com or visit Roberts 312C.