ESSC Peer Mentorship Program

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Be a Mentor, Work with a Mentor

This mentorship program aims to help new graduate students in their educational journey by being matched with an experienced graduate student to promote personal, career, social, and academic engagement. The mentorship relationship can be a mutually beneficial one with both students learning more about each other, our campus resources, and its academic and professional opportunities. This unpaid, volunteer initiative is supported by the Engineering Student Success Center via a Mentorship Team of ESSC advisors and includes an initial orientation for mentors as well as bi-monthly check-ins between advisors and mentors.

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Recruiting Graduate Peer Mentors

The Engineering Student Success Center (ESSC) is looking for volunteer Graduate Peer Mentors to start in Fall 2023. This is a great opportunity to make a difference working with undergraduate engineering students, to boost your resume and make it stand out, to develop your interpersonal and networking skills, and to connect to the SJSU campus and its offerings.

Interested in becoming a Peer Mentor?

Define Your Success

Entering a new university can be challenging and pairing with a Peer Mentor could go a long way! A Graduate Peer Mentor can help and guide you in topics such as SJSU resources, time management, career aspirations, networking for opportunities, academic achievement, graduate school, or talk to you about any challenges you might face as a new SJSU student.

Sign up to be a Mentee now.

Mission Statement

To increase the sense of belonging to incoming transfer students and help them with their academic, career and personal transition to San Jose State University


Mentors and Mentees who have participated in the program shared highlights of their experience.