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Requirements of a Mentor

  • Be a local WPU alumni, community member, WPU adjunct professor or WPU business partner.
  • Have a minimum of five years professional work experience and a bachelor's degree.
  • Possess a strong interest in helping a William Paterson University student with career decision making and professional development.
  • Commit to serve as a mentor for a minimum of one academic year (two semesters).
  • Commit to meeting with your mentee at least once per month. This can be in-person, by Skype, email, or phone.
  • Must be willing to participate in one mentor/mentee program each semester.
  • Must be willing to undergo a background check and complete a brief phone interview.
  • Must be willing to communicate progress and update program coordinator.