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HBCU Near-Peer Mentoring Program

The HBCU Near-Peer Mentoring Program helps students attending America's 101 HBCUs navigate the college-to-career journey. Utilizing our social-emotional resilience based curriculum, HBCU near-peer mentors pair with first-year schoolmates to develop a playbook for college-to-career success. This program is invitation only.

What's in it for mentees?

The Program provides you, as a mentee, 1-1 peer support in adjusting to HBCU life and help building your brand and network.

What to expect
• Networking with HBCU students across the country
• Exposure to industry leading companies
• Professional development workshops
• Weekly 1-1, topic-based meetings with your mentor
• Valuable guidance & support from a near-peer who's been there

What's in it for mentors?

The Program provides you, as a mentor, an opportunity to help a first-year schoolmate adjust to HBCU life while working on your brand and network.

What to expect
• Networking with HBCU students across the country
• Exposure to industry leading companies
• Professional development workshops
• Weekly team training and feedback sessions
• $500 honorarium for completing the program

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