» I Want To Be A Mentor
The mentor/mentee relationship is a valuable and reciprocal relationship in which both parties gain skills and grow.
Mentors promote involvement and retention throughout the university by assisting peers with academic and personal growth to maximize collegiate success. Mentors inform peers about learning, leadership, and social opportunities to help them in meaningful ways to the campus and community.
Benefits Of Becoming A Peer Mentor
- Satisfaction of helping students reach their academic and professional goals
- Recognition from WSU for participation in a leadership role
- An expanded network of colleagues within the mentor cohort
- Increased self-esteem, self-confidence, and affirmation of leadership competence
- Learning new methods for effective communication
- Specialized training
→Departments With Mentor Programs
The following departments at WSU offer mentoring positions. To apply for a position, please contact the departments below in which you are most interested.
Peer Mentors build one on one relationships with students and address issues like sense of belonging, involvement, goal setting, values, diversity and other college life topics.
Apply: Any student can apply to be a mentor. Curent jobs posted on jobs.weber.edu under "Peer Mentor" requisition number H00050P. Students are interviewed.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org | 801-626-7332
Academic Peer Coaches work with students on strategies for academic success. They can help with managing time, using effective study strategies, navigating college, finding campus resources, getting involved, and managing stress.
Apply: Any student can apply to be a mentor.
Openings will be posted on jobs.weber.edu. Applicants will be contacted for an interview.
Contact: Mackenzie Glover mackenzieglover@
BOTANY Scientists Peer Mentors
Peer Mentors within the Braiding Opportunities in Training, Advocacy, and Networking for Young Scientists (BOTANY Scientists) program assist current and future Botany and Plant Ecology students as they acclimate to WSU and a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) major.
Contact: email@example.com | 801-626-7332
Peer Guides help new students transition to the University by providing tips and suggestions for success.
Apply: Students who are registered with Disability Services may apply to be a mentor. Complete the Peer Guide Application, then Disability Services and the Director of CATT will contact you for an interview.
Contact: CATT@weber.edu | 801-626-6413
FYE Peer Mentors are experienced WSU students who help new students successfully adjust to college, both academically and socially. Peer mentors serve as an additional resource for students in the Foundations of College Success (FYE 1105) course by providing announcements related to WSU events and resources, facilitating class discussions, presenting short lessons, and helping to create a learning community.
Apply: Any full-time student with a GPA at or above 2.5 can apply to be a mentor.
Hiring typically occurs during spring and summer semesters for the subsequent fall semester. Apply to be a peer mentor by completing this form and submitting it along with your resume and unofficial transcript to Ariel Olson at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants will be contacted for an interview.
Contact: Ariel Olson email@example.com | 801-626-8761
WSU Housing and Residence Life offers three themed communities: First Year Experience, Outdoor Adventure, and the Latter Day Saint Student Association Community.
As a Peer Mentor, you will receive ongoing training to help navigate interactions with students. Along with this training, there are staff who are supportive and encouraging to help you succeed in your role as a Peer Mentor, and in your studies as a student as well!
Apply: Any student can apply to be a mentor. Learn more about applying to be a Nontrad Peer Mentor.
Contact: 801-626-77941 (Ogden Campus) | 801-395-3464 (Davis Campus)
Mentors for Outreach and Retention in Education.
MORE Mentors are experienced students who have been trained by the university to support you as a student, specifically in the Moyes College of Education. MORE Mentors are dedicated to providing current and future college students with advice, motivation, and connections to campus resources.
Find Your Mentor: This program is open to all students.
This is a peer to peer group of mentors who help each other in all aspects of preparing to apply to medical shools. A variety of subjects are discussed once a month and guest lecturers are invited as well.
Apply: Anyone who is interested in applying to medical school. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to apply.
Safe@Weber Peer Educators
Safe@Weber Peer Educators are hourly students who will assist the Women’s Center team in the development and facilitation of Safe@Weber workshops and outreach programs on topics of consent, healthy relationships, bystander intervention, gender socialization, risk reduction, survivor support, and dynamics of sexual/physical/emotional abuse.
Apply: Any student can apply to be a mentor. Openings will be posted on jobs.weber.edu.
Contact: Madeline Gassman, Violence Prevention Coordinator - email@example.com