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Mentor Programs

MassBay is committed to offering opportunities for our students to be mentored by professionals on and off campus and mentor younger students in the community.

Some of our current mentoring programs and initiatives:

 

Business Mentoring Program (BMP)

The Business Mentoring Program (BMP) is a collaboration with Jewish Family Service of Metrowest and MassBay’s Business Department. Professional mentors with experience in the subject content embed in business courses to provide students with connecting course concepts with real world experiences. Mentors work with students directly, both individually and in small groups, with the instructor facilitating the engagement.

For more information about this program, please contact Professor Thomas Niemi: tniemi@massbay.edu

Interested in becoming a Business Mentor?

Business Mentor Participation form →

Interested in becoming a Business Mentee?

Business Mentee Participation form →

 

Multicultural Mentoring Program (MMP)

The Multicultural Mentoring Program’s (MMP) goal is to prepare students to lead extraordinary lives by establishing a community for students from all cultures and different backgrounds. We embrace all races, sexes, gender identities, gender expressions, religions, ethnic backgrounds, socio-economic classes, sexual orientations, abilities, academic majors and residency status.

We foster the success and community building of historically underrepresented student populations through mentorship, multicultural education, academic support, and celebration of our unique shared experiences. At MMP, we provide academic and cultural programming and services that are relevant to the experiences of all of our students with an emphasis on diverse student populations. We thrive on students’ success and with deep appreciation of diverse cultures, we help students adjust to MassBay’s environment, maintain a distinctive and compelling student experience, and promote leadership in creating an inclusive environment.

Students who are interested in participating in MMP should submit the online application. MMP’s staff matches students/mentees with mentors who are professionals from regional organizations/companies or MassBay’s staff/faculty in a one-to-one mentoring partnership. Matches are made based on the information provided by mentors and mentees in their applications. The mentoring relationship respects individual differences, sustains inclusion, provides support and advocacy, and helps students to succeed.

For more information about this program, please contact Julie Ginn:

jginn@massbay.edu

Multicultural Mentoring Program Mentor Participation Form 2021-22 →

Multicultural Mentoring Program Mentee Participation Form 2021-22 →

Multicultural Mentoring Program Brochure

The Multicultural Mentoring Program brochure →

 

Mentors & Mentees Reflections

Watch the playlist, below, or explore the MassBay Mentors and Mentees Reflections (YouTube videos)

 
 
 

Peer to Peer Mentor Program

The Peer to Peer Mentor Program at MassBay Community College links first-year college students with an experienced second-year student who will serve as a mentor. Peer mentors are trained to assist students on a variety of academic and non-academic topics. They will support first-year students in becoming acclimated to MassBay campus and culture. Peer mentors work collaboratively to engage students in activities that increase their peers’ involvement in a positive college experience.

For more information about this program, please contact Career Services: careerservices@massbay.edu

I want to Be a Peer Mentor →

I want to have a Peer Mentor →

 

STEM Mentor Program

The goals of the STEM Mentor Program are to nurture STEM students’ academic success and support students’ pursuit of their academic and career aspirations by facilitating one-on-one mentoring relationships and providing STEM-focused events, programs and opportunities. Employer partnerships include Sanofi, MathWorks, the US Army Corps of Engineers and the US Food and Drug Administration, Winchester Analytical Engineering Center. The program is funded by Sanofi, STEM Starter Academy and MathWorks.

More information about the STEM Mentor Program:

STEM Mentor Program page

Contact Tracey Gustafson, STEM Mentor Program Manager:

tgustafson@massbay.edu

The STEM Mentor Program brochure →

 

Appointments

To help prevent the spread of illness, we are currently scheduling only remote career services appointment by phone or video. Video appointments will be hosted on Microsoft Teams (sign into your MassBay Office 365 account to access this application), Zoom or WebEx.

SCHEDULE CAREER SERVICES ONLINE →

Contact Us

Julie Ginn, Director, jginn@massbay.edu

Kate Basch, Career Coach, kbasch@massbay.edu

Brenda Egan, STEM Career Coach, began@massbay.edu