The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering seeks highly-motivated and articulate Engineering Futures Mentors who will work with freshmen to offer academic support, information, skill development and advocacy. Mentors will help students form good study habits, solve problems, and meet the demands of college life while exploring what it means to be an engineer.
- Initiate and maintain communications with assigned mentees.
- Conduct outreach including special campaigns to encourage mentees via text, email, or phone.
- Provide one-on-one peer mentoring sessions to mentees via phone or video conference.
- Initiate 5 meetings with each mentee per semester.
- Track and record meeting summaries.
- Serve as a resource and proactively communicate with mentees to help retain them within engineering.
- Encourage exploration of engineering majors and college success activities.
- Provide reports to supervisors.
- Participate in program implementation meetings and provide continuous improvement feedback
- Attend regular training.
- Participate in training on first-year transitions issues and related material (Be available for training over Saturdays as needed, to get you prepared).
- Other duties as assigned.
- Must be a junior, senior, or 4+1 Fulton Schools of Engineering student who have participated in the Fulton Schools of Engineering Undergraduate program and engaged in co-curricular experiences (e.g., E2 camp counselor, Peer mentor, FSE Student Organization leadership, EPICS, FURI, GCSP, Industry Internships, Career Coach, Peer tutor, Fulton Ambassador).
- Must be able to commit to mentoring in both the fall and spring semesters.
- Be in good academic standing.
- Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0.
- Experience working with diverse groups/students.
- Evidence of extensive knowledge of and ability to proactively navigate Fulton Schools of Engineering and ASU resources/programs.
- Evidence of effective verbal and communication skills.
- Prior experience or current involvement in a leadership role at ASU and/or in the community.
- Evidence of engagement in engineering activities beyond the undergraduate curriculum.
- Evidence of a high level of organization skills and ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks.
- Demonstrated ability to act with a high level of professionalism due to access to student information.
- Experience presenting to small and large groups.
- Demonstrated skill in customer service, problem-solving, and relationship management.