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Office for the Advancement of Women in Science and Engineering

Mentor Application

Position Description:

This is a paid opportunity to serve as a mentor during Saturday programs hosted during the semester and for the 3-day Summer Workshop for the GROW and EXCITE! programs.  Mentors will be responsible for chaperoning groups of 8-10 students during events.  They will ensure the well-being and safety of middle and high school girl participants, encourage student participation in activities, ensure all girls feel and are invited to participate in group activities, and be the inside scoop to K-State, the KAWSE office and STEM majors!

Section A - Personal Information

Daily Weekly Almost Never

Section B - General Information

Which workshop session are you applying to serve as a mentor: 

GROW Spring Events
Summer 2014 GROW/EXCITE! Workshop (June 18-20, 2014)
Yes No

Are you K-State Van Driver Certified? Yes No

Section C - Essay Questions

Why would you like to serve as mentor to middle and high school students?


What kind of experience have you had working with children/youth?(please limit to 300 characters)


What would be some advice, words of wisdom or encouragement that you would share with a girl in middle or high school about majoring in a STEM field? (please limit to 300 characters)


What is one great K-State fact that you believe every woman should know?


Section C - References

Please provide 2 references of people who know you well and can speak to your skills. The references need to be someone other than your parent or guardian, e.g., a professor, past or current employer, advisor, etc. Please complete the info below and let your references know they will be contacted.

Reference Contact #1

Reference Contact #2