As an incoming student, you will have the opportunity to be paired with an upper-class STEM peer mentor at the start of the fall semester to help you connect with other STEM peers, advisors, faculty, and staff, right away! You and your group of peers will get to learn about, and participate in, career and research opportunities that help you succeed in the 21st century workplace. In the Career Pathways Mentoring program, we will form small mentoring groups, which will meet once per week for 9 weeks and come together as a larger group for two events. Participants who complete the program are eligible for further LSAMP benefits, such as serving as a paid mentor, field trips, and LSAMP conference trips. To sign up as a mentee, email the program director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
After earning 45 credit hours, you can serve as a paid Career Pathways Mentor. Help foster the sense of community among minority STEM students, establish a sense of STEM identity in academic values, demeanor and social interaction, orient STEM freshmen to Ball State, and develop leadership and communication skills. Participants who complete the program are eligible for further LSAMP benefits, such as field trips, faculty-mentored research in the discipline and professional conference trips. This is an hourly paid position with a time commitment of 3 hours a week for nine weeks in the fall. Apply to be a peer mentor.
Meet Our Current Peer Mentors