Instructions

Helpful Hints to Navigating the NSGC Mentor Program

The Mentor Program allows NSGC members to find mentors among other members. You can do this through the Mentor Finder page, which allows you to search by Specialty, Years of Experience, and by Location.

There are three phases to the Mentor Program (see diagram):

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REGISTRATION PHASE

All users:

Mentor:

  • First create an account (follow instructions listed above)
  • Then click Be A Mentor button on the left side of the screen (or on the My Matches page)
  • Fill out the application and wait for approval (this can take 2-5 business days)

MATCH PHASE

Mentee:

  • Mentees can search for a Mentor on the Mentor Finder page
  • Request a match by contacting a potential Mentor

Mentor:

  • Accept or deny match from your My Matches page on the Mentor Program website

If match is accepted:

  • Match lasts 5 months

If match is not accepted or if you do not hear a response:

  • Mentee
    • Select another Mentor
    • Click Contact Us for questions/assistance
  • Mentor and/or Mentee
    • Click Contact Us to send email to Mentor Program chairs indicating why match did not work

MENTOR PHASE

Mentee/Mentor Pairs

  • You will receive a welcome email to orient you to the program
  • You will receive suggested discussion topics monthly by email