Apply to be a Mentor

Transfer Mentor is a paid position for Fall-Winter terms. The position begins in September with training dates during the previous winter and spring. Mentors work approximately 8 hours/week. Only undergraduate students with previous experience as a transfer student at the University of Michigan will be considered. Applications are accepted annually beginning in December. Our current application cycle has closed. 

Apply to Be a Transfer Mentor

If you would like to apply to be a Transfer Connections mentor for the 2020-2021 academic year, please check back in December 2019. 

Benefits & Incentives

This paid position within the Office of New Student Programs offers a great undergraduate employment opportunity. As a Transfer Mentor, you will:

  • Facilitate groups of mentees to offer assistance, support, and advice.
  • Co-mentor with a faculty/staff member at the university 
  • Use your creative talents and draw from your own interest and experiences to plan Transfer Connections events and create our newsletters.
  • Develop event planning, team building, leadership, public speaking, and interpersonal skills.
  • Represent Transfer Connections at campus events.
  • Be eligible to work as a 2020 summer Transfer Connections Mentor, May-August 2020
  • Earn $10.00/hour and work approximately 8 hours/week throughout Fall and Winter terms.