Become a Mentee - Students

What is a mentee?

A mentee is an individual (in our case, a student) who is seeking to grow and develop by gaining information and/or experiences through a relationship with a mentor.

What are the benefits of participating in the mentor program?

  • Gain guidance, support and hands-on experiences in the career you plan to pursue.
  • Get your foot in the door and establish a professional network.
  • Develop your professional presence through reinforcement of certain essential skills, such as effective communication, networking and poise.
  • Create a link between you and the greater Manhattan College community extending beyond the classroom.

Who can apply?

  • Engineering students apply during their summer orientation and participate as freshmen. 
  • Arts/Business/Science students apply during their freshman and sophomore years to participate as sophomores and juniors.
  • Transfer students are always allowed to participate in the Mentor Program regardless of their class standing. 

What are the requirements?

  • All mentees are required to complete a professional development workshop which includes communication and presentation skills, professional attire and etiquette, online personal branding and introduction to Professional Pathway Program also known as P3.
  • All mentees are required to complete the basic level of Professional Pathway Program online. 
  • Attend an orientation before meeting the mentor.
  • Attend Meet and Greet event in the fall semester.
  • Attend Mentor Dinner in the spring semester.
  • Complete a program plan with their mentors.
  • Meet regularly with their mentors during the academic year. 
  • Complete evaluation form at the end of the spring semester.

How do I apply?

Students must apply to join the Mentor Program. If you are interested in applying for Mentor Program, please fill out online form:

For more information, contact Career Development at 718-862-7224 or careerdevelopment@manhattan.edu

Please note, acceptance in the mentor program is at the discretion of the coordinator of the mentor program.