Graduate Mentoring Program

Participate in the UBC Applied Science Engineering Mentoring Program, which offers an outstanding opportunity to develop impactful relationships with industry professionals and other students, while developing vital communication skills.

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Why Participate in the Applied Science Engineering Mentoring Program?

  • Develop fundamental skills in successful relationship building and maintaining
  • Gain support and clarity around career-building transitions and network development
  • Receive exclusive Mentorship Program Toolkits designed to support and enhance how best to engage and connect with industry professionals and other students
  • Enhance your own leadership skills through peer-to-peer mentorship
  • Begin establishing your network connections before graduation

Upper-year students & Graduate students will engage in a triad model of mentorship, where they will be matched with another student and an industry professional. With an emphasis on relationship-based networking, you will engage with your group while exploring themed outcomes designed to support and enhance career development.

Mentee Expectations

Running from October-March annually, mentees can expect to participate in the following:

  • Complete the mandatory on-line training module 
  • Meet with your triad a minimum of 3 times throughout the program duration
  • Attend a Mentorship Closing Event in March 2024

Program Timeline 

Date Milestone
August 1 – September 18, 2023

Application Period - this is a 2-Step Process:

Step 1- submit the fully completed application form

Step 2- complete the Canvas Mentee Training Module before September 18th.

September 23, 2023
Confirmation of enrollment emails sent to all accepted Mentees
October 4, 2023

Mentoring groups are formed.

Invitations to the Mentoring Kick-off Event are sent.

All group members' information will be included in the email.

Between Oct. 4 & Oct. 12, 2023Mentees and mentors will each introduce themselves to their mentoring group via email

October 12, 2023

6-7 pm (PST)

Mentoring Kick-off Event (Virtual)
Between October to MarchMentoring groups are expected to meet a minimum of three times throughout the program.
March- Date TBDMentoring Closing Event

 Application details

Applications for the 2023-24 Engineering Mentoring Program are now OPEN.

Graduate Student Mentee Application Form

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