Q1: How long is this commitment?
A1: A MASS Peer Mentor is expected to commit for 1 academic year.
Q2: How many students will I be assigned?
A2: A MASS Peer Mentor will be assigned 8-10 mentees.
Q3: How many hours are required of me per week?
A3: There are no required hours. There is a minimum requirement of meeting with each of your mentees 3 times in Fall 2019 and 2 times in Spring 2020 for at least 1 hour.
Q4: Will I be mentoring a student from my major?
A4: A MASS Peer Mentor is assigned to students from the different disciplines in the College of Science and Mathematics.
Q5: If I am Sophomore standing, can I still apply?
A5: Of course. All Fresno State students are allowed to apply to be a MASS Peer Mentor.
Q6: How could this help me grow professionally?
A6: There are many professional skills that you can gain from this program. You will learn skills in communication (orally and written), case load management, coaching, advocacy, and more.
Q7: Is there compensation for the peer mentor position?
A7: A MASS Peer Mentor is a volunteer position.