Engineering Mentor Program 2017-2018

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Application Deadline: Monday, September 18, 2017

The WashU Engineering Mentor Program (EMP) pairs an engineering junior, senior, or BS/MS student with an alum from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Alumni mentors provide insight into the working world and how to be successful as a young professional. Students also learn about career options within their major or field of interest. The Engineering Mentor Program is jointly operated by the Career Center and Alumni & Development Programs.

What Does the Program Entail?

Students and mentors will communicate throughout the year on career-related topics. You will determine the frequency and method of your communication, such as once a month for coffee or chat regularly over e-mail. Some students tour their mentor’s employer or shadow their mentor for a day. Students and mentors commit to attending three on-campus events throughout the year (see dates below). They will also sign a commitment to two additional activities outside the on campus events.

EMP Kick-Off
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
6:00-7:30 pm
Inability to participate in the Kick-Off may result in forfeiting your participation.

EMP Networking Reception
Tuesday, February 7, 2018
6:00-8:00 pm

Appreciation Event
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
6:00-7:30 pm


To apply for the Engineering Mentor Program (EMP), please submit your resume via CAREERlink and complete the Google form.

The deadline to apply is Monday, September 18 at 11:59 pm. Notification of acceptance and your alum match will be made the week of September 25.

Full-time WashU junior, senior, or BS/MS engineering students are eligible. Matched students will be expected to attend the Kick-Off event. Inability to participate in the Kick-Off may result in forfeiting your participation.


Jennifer Finney

Assistant Director Career Development - Engineering

Focus Areas: Aerospace, Biotech, Consumer Products, Energy/Utilities, Engineering, Manufacturing, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Product Management, Sustainability, Technology, Working Abroad

Career Interest Group: ENGroups