Engineering Mentoring Program


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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.

Are you a graduate student? Refer to Graduate Mentoring Program.

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

Mentees will engage in a triad model of mentorship, where they will be matched with another student and an industry professional. Students in the undergrad first-year stream will be matched with an upper-year student as well as an industry mentor.  With an emphasis on relationship-based networking, you will engage with your group while exploring themed outcomes designed to support and enhance career development.

I met an incredible mentor who helped me understand the next steps I need to take to succeed in Engineering as an international student.

It was invaluable to make connections with someone who has been in your shoes and can provide insight into possible career paths and any other advice.

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Program Timeline 



August 1 – September 18, 2022

Application Period

September 23, 2022

Application results will be sent to all applicants via email

October 2, 2022

Mentoring groups are formed. Invitations to the Mentoring Kick-off Event are sent

Oct 3 to Oct 13, 2022

Mentees and mentors will each introduce themselves to their mentoring group via email

October 13, 5:00-6:30 

Mentoring Kick-off Event (Virtual)

Between October to March

Mentoring groups are expected to meet a minimum of three times throughout the program.

March 30, 2023

Mentoring Closing Event


Application details

Applications are now closed for the 2022-23 Engineering Mentoring Program. Applications for the 2023-24 cycle of the program will open in late Summer 2023. If you are interested in applying, please fill out the Interest Expression Form and we will notify you when applications open. 

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