Apply to be a Mentor

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2016-2017 WISE Mentors
 Applications for the 2018-2019 WISE Mentor Position will open on Monday, November 20th @ 9:00AM!

Application Requirements

  • Application – fill out Google Form Application
  • Mentor Recommendation Form – Email your mentor the link to the form.
  • Resume – submit via email
  • Recommendation Form

    • should be from a professor, TA, RD, high school counselor, teacher, employer, etc
    • please no letters from family or friends

WISE Resident Mentor Qualifications

  • Interest in engaging with and helping others!
  • Minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.7 at time of application
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.7 at end of spring semester
  • Major in engineering or science field (includes Colleges of Engineering, Agriculture & Life Sciences, College of Sciences, Natural Resources,Textiles, and the LSFY Program)
  • Will have completed a minimum of 29 credits by Fall 2018
  • Complete all WISE requirements in the Fall and Spring semesters!
  • Experience living in a residence hall setting
  • Willing to live in Lee Hall on the 6th, 7th, 8th, or 9th floors
  • Good judicial standing with Housing & Student Conduct
  • Capable of working independently and in groups
  • Organizational, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills
  • Awareness of campus resources and services
  • Participate in Housing selection process – Dr. Ashton will move Mentor Suites
  • Able to participate in Mentor Training & WISE Bridge/Wolfpack Welcome Week

WISE Mentor Responsibilities

  • Commit to working a minimum of 7-10 hours per week
    • (the weeks of training/move-in/Bridge/Wolfpack Welcome Week will be longer)
  • Assist with Opening, Summer Bridge Program, & Wolfpack Welcome Week Activities
  • Serve as a role model for the WISE & University Communities
  • Relationship building: one one one and as a Mentee/WISE Community
  • Regular interaction & engagement with Mentees
    • Suite/Room Visits, Meals, Coffee Breaks, Study Nights, etc.
    • One on Ones with Mentees – Twice a semester
  • Help students become familiar with university resources
    • Advise and refer residents to appropriate university resources as the need arises
  • Work with RAs and other staff to build community in the WISE Village
  • Provide social programming for Mentees
  • Help set-up/clean-up the WISE Speakers Series and other events as needed
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Administrative & Other Duties as Assigned

WISE Resident Mentor Benefits

  • Yearly compensation package totaling $1500-1700 (Mentors will be responsible for all room charges)
  • BoardBucks/All Campus Money totaling $150 per semester
  • Guaranteed room assignment in Lee Hall (choose your own roommate)
  • Enhanced academic focus
  • Learn valuable leadership, time management, communication and teamwork skills
  • Experience the satisfaction of helping others

Timeline for Application and Hiring Process

  • Applications available Monday, November 27 @ 10:00 AM
  • Final application due Monday, January 15 @ 11:59 PM
  • Invitation for Interviews will go out mid January
  • Interviews will begin mid to late January
  • Participate in Housing Selection Process – Dr. Ashton will move mentors into Mentor Suites
  • Offer letters will go out late February

In addition to submitting your on-line application, please also send one letter of recommendation to the WISE Associate Director, Dr. Ashton, by e-mail at kjashton@ncsu.edu.

  • Your recommendation form should be filled out by a professor, advisor, former teacher or guidance counselor, employer or resident advisor who can comment on your leadership potential, your ability to serve as a positive role model (academically and socially) for other students, and your desire to help other students succeed.
  • You are required to get a reference form filled out by your current mentor. Email your mentor the link to the form.

Contact
For more information, please contact the WISE Associate Director.