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Mentoring Programs

Parks College offers several mentoring program opportunities for students. Through our mentoring programs, students can connect with peers, alumni, friends of the university, and industry partners.  

Learn more about Parks College mentoring programs:

  • Parks Peers for Student Success - P²S² Mentor Collective
  • Parks Alumni for Student Success - PASS
  • Boeing Engineering Mentoring Program
  • Deloitte Mentoring Program
  • DLAMP (Deloitte Leadership, Allyship & Mentorship Program)
  • Regional Business Council Mentoring Program

The Parks Peers for Student Success - P²S² Mentor Collective Program

The SLU P²S² Mentor Collective Program enhances the student experience by linking them one-on-one with a peer mentor. Students are paired with someone invested in their success — a person ready to listen, inspire, help navigate challenges and recognize opportunities. Students will learn what to expect in school, how to approach challenges, gain career advice and valuable insights, while mentors will build their networks and develop skills to become better professionals and leaders.

Who can participate?
Mentees: First-year students or students new to SLU Parks College
Mentors: Sophomores, juniors, or seniors at SLU Parks College who have attended for at least one semester
How does the program work?
Students will be matched with a peer mentor based on common interests, background, academics and professional aspirations. To get started, students and mentors register and complete an online survey to assess personality and experience.
What do mentors and mentees discuss?
  • How will my major impact my professional options?
  • How do I balance the demands of school, responsibilities, and socializing?
  • How can I set myself up for academic, social, and career success?
  • How do I make connections with peers and professional contacts?
How to sign up?

Signups to become a peer mentor for the 2020-2021 academic year are currently being accepted and will be accepted throughout the school year. By signing up, we ask that you serve as a mentor for the entire academic year. 

Become a Mentor

Signups to find a peer mentor for the 2020-2021 academic year are currently being accepted and will be accepted throughout the school year. By signing up, we ask that you commit to working with your mentor for the entire academic year. 

 Find a Mentor

Have questions? Contact Shellie Sanford, Student Services Coordinator for Parks College, at michelle.sanford@slu.edu.


The Parks Alumni for Student Success (PASS) Mentoring Program 

The PASS Mentoring Program enhances the student experience by linking students with alumni mentors. Students are paired with someone invested in their success — a person ready to listen, inspire, help navigate challenges and recognize opportunities. Students will gain career advice, learn how to network, and receive advice on resume building, internships, and interviewing. 

Who can participate?
Mentees: Sophomores, juniors, or seniors at SLU Parks College
Mentors: Parks College alumni and friends of the University
How does the program work?
Students will be matched with a mentor based on common interests, background, academics and professional aspirations. To get started, students and mentors register and complete an online survey to assess personality and experience.
What do mentors and mentees discuss?
  • How will my major impact my professional options?
  • How can I set myself up for academic, social, and career success?
  • How can I make myself marketable to employers?
  • How do I make connections with professional contacts?
  • How can I obtain an internship?
  • What are effective resume and interview strategies?
How to sign up?

Signups to become an alum mentor for the 2020-2021 academic year are currently being accepted and will be accepted throughout the school year. By signing up, we ask that you serve as a mentor for at least one academic semester. 

Become a Mentor

Signups to find an alum mentor for the 2020-2021 academic year are currently being accepted and will be accepted throughout the school year. By signing up, we ask that you commit to working with your mentor for at least one academic semester. 

Find a Mentor

Have questions? Contact Shellie Sanford, Student Services Coordinator for Parks College, at michelle.sanford@slu.edu


Boeing Engineering Mentoring Program

Through mentoring the Saint Louis University Parks College students, Boeing hopes to increase students’ exposure to Boeing culture and provide helpful advice and tools that will help them transition into their careers. Participating in this program will broaden students’ network and increase the possibility of them interning or working at Boeing.  

What are the program opportunities?
  • One-on-one meetings with Boeing engineers
  • Advice and counseling from Boeing engineers
  • Networking with Boeing engineers
  • Interactive sessions on resume building, interview preparation, career planning, and internship success

This program is selective and mentee spots are limited. Students must complete an application in order to be considered for the program.

What are the qualifications to apply?

Applicants should:

  • Be a US Citizen
  • Be enrolled in an engineering program at SLU Parks College 
How to apply?

Contact Shellie Sanford, Student Services Coordinator for Parks College, at michelle.sanford@slu.edu for application instructions. 

 Applications to participate in the 2020-2021 Boeing Engineering Mentoring Program will be accepted through September 6, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.


Deloitte Mentoring Program

Through mentoring Saint Louis University Parks College students, Deloitte gives participants the opportunity to connect one-on-one with a Deloitte Consultant, allowing aspiring professionals to gain valuable insight into the consulting industry, the clients they serve, and the qualities they seek in candidates. 

What are the program opportunities?
  • One-on-one meetings with Deloitte consultants
  • Advice and counseling from Deloitte consultants
  • Networking with Deloitte consultants

This program is selective and mentee spots are limited. Students must complete an application in order to be considered for the program. 

What are the qualifications to apply?

Applicants should:

  • Be a high performing sophomore or junior
  • Major in Information Technology Management, Analytics, Enterprise Systems, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other business or engineering majors with interest/aptitude in technology as demonstrate through technology minor, coursework, or work experience
  • Have a willingness to develop professionally throughout the academic year
How to apply?

Apply at http://tiny.cc/SLUMentor

Have questions? Contact SLUmentor@deloitte.com or Shellie Sanford, Student Services Coordinator for Parks College, at michelle.sanford@slu.edu

Applications to participate in the 2020-2021 Deloitte Mentoring Program will be accepted through November 13, 2020 at 11:59pm.

 

DLAMP (Deloitte Leadership, Allyship & Mentorship Program)

Through mentoring Saint Louis University Parks College students, Deloitte gives participants the opportunity to connect with consulting leaders through a cohort-driven mentorship program with a focus on building meaningful connections, developing leadership skills, and cultivating professional confidence. 

What are the program opportunities?
  • Network building with Deloitte leaders based on industry and functional interests
  • Career coaching and exposure to opportunities in consulting
  • Preparing and practicing for applications & interviews, including resume review and case practice

Students must complete an application in order to be considered for the program. 

What are the qualifications to apply?

Applicants should:

  • Be in their first, second or third year at SLU
  • Be interested in connecting with passionate business leaders, learning about the consulting industry, and building relevant professional skills
  • Be willing to participate in the program through June 2021


Students who are Black or African-American, Hispanic or Latino, American Indian or Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, or two or more races are strongly encouraged to apply. 

How to apply?

Apply at https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/4302105

Have questions? Contact Kelsey King at kelsking@deloitte.com  or Shellie Sanford at michelle.sanford@slu.edu

Applications to participate in the current program  will be accepted through February 19 at 11:59pm.


Regional Business Council (RBC) Mentor Network

The Mentor Network pairs business and engineering students with executives of RBC companies and partner companies who share career experiences and provide students with practical knowledge and insight into opportunities that exist in St. Louis. Students are hand-selected by their schools based on criteria that includes academic performance, leadership outside the classroom, and willingness to stay and work in St. Louis. 

Learn more about the RBC: https://stlrbc.org

What are the program opportunities?
  • One-on-one meetings with top business leaders and access to senior level executives in St. Louis
  • Advice and counseling from business leaders on career-related topics
  • Networking with C-suite mentors and RBC members at virtual and in person special events
  • A unique introduction to the St. Louis community

This program is selective and mentee spots are limited. Students must complete an application in order to be considered for the program.

What are the qualifications to apply?

Applicants should:

  • Be a sophomore or junior 
  • Be enrolled in an engineering program at SLU Parks College 
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA
How to apply?

Contact Shellie Sanford, Student Services Coordinator for Parks College, at michelle.sanford@slu.edu for application instructions. 

 Applications to participate in the 2020-2021 RBC Mentor Network program will be accepted through August 30, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.