The SME Mentoring Program

This year's Mentor program will run from April 3, 2023 - October 2, 2023.

Sign up early to start receiving the program communication on next steps. Enrollment for the 2023 mentoring program will be open February 6 - April 3, 2023

What to expect:

  • Mandatory Orientation – attend live April 5 or view on demand by April 30
  • Mentors/Mentees will receive instruction on arranging mentor-mentee meetings, to be held virtually or in-person, as best suited for each pairing.
  • Mid-program virtual check-in (and/or survey)
  • Supported facilitation each month
  • Program-end virtual evaluation (and/or survey)

To become a mentor or mentee in the SME Mentoring Program, follow these short steps:

Note: If you have signed up in the past, use the enroll pages to update your information

Step 1: START

Having a complete and accurate profile is crucial to the success of selection and matching.

Complete your SME Profile

Make sure your contact information is up to date, add a recent professional profile picture, expand on your bio and include your education and job history information. Profile complete? Return back to this page and move on to step 2. 

Step 2: ENROLL

Are you looking to be a mentor or mentee? Perhaps both? Sign up: 

Enroll as a Mentee

Enroll as a Mentor

Make selections for each of the program demographics to set your preferences. Keep in mind in order to request a mentor or mentee, you must be enrolled in the program. 

*Note, mentees should only have one mentor at a time.

Step 3: SEARCH

Now that you have enrolled, you can search by division for a person to connect with. 

Find a Mentee

Find a Mentor

Click on the member's name you're interested in establishing a mentoring connection with. The link will bring you to their profile page. Look around.

If you think it's a desired match, look under their profile image for the Mentor Match badge, which when clicked will allow you to request a connection.

If it's not a desired match, you can simply select the back button to return to your previous search results. 


Congratulations! You're all set. You completed steps 1-3 and are now ready for the fun stuff. Let the mentoring begin. 

You can also take advantage of these features to help you find and recruit matches: 

Track Your Relationships

Explore the Mentoring Group