Mentor a Student

Below is a link to each college's own structured mentoring program. For additional information on mentoring, please refer to the University of Minnesota Alumni Association's mentor connection website.

GoldPASS - Professional Networking Database (CBS, CEHD, CLA, CSE, School of Nursing)

  • GoldPASS's professional networking database gives students a unique chance to connect with employers, alumni, parents, and other external partners to expand their own professional network.  It is available to students in CBS, CEHD, CLA, CSE, and Nursing.
  • To search for a mentor, go to GoldPASS and click on "Professional Networking."

CFANS Mentor Program

  • College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences students connect with alumni and friends of the college who work in their areas of career interest.

College of Design Mentor Program

  • This program gives students additional insight into the discipline and practice of architecture and landscape architecture, clothing design, graphic design, housing studies, interior design, and retail merchandising.

CBS Mentor Program

  • The CBS Alumni and Advancement Office matches interested CBS undergraduates with alumni who hold a job related to a student's field of interest.

College of Science and Engineering Mentor Program

  • College of Science and Engineering students are matched with professionals in science, math, and engineering fields.

Humphrey School of Public Affairs

  • Mentor program provides one-to-one matches between students and University of Minnesota alumni and other professionals in the student's areas of interest.

School of Journalism and Mass Communication

  • The alumni board connects SJMC juniors, seniors and graduate students with professionals willing to share their experiences.

College of Pharmacy

  • Introduces first-year pharmacy students to professional career opportunities under the mentorship of pharmacists working in a variety of practice and business settings.

School of Public Health

  • This program matches students with alumni and other practicing professionals who share their interests.