Mentor Program Guidelines


Purpose of SHRM at SJSU’s Mentor Program is to Provide Opportunities for Students to:

  • Explore the world of work through interaction with professionals in various facets of HR

  • Gain an experienced HR practitioner's perspective on applying text-book concepts to real-life situations

  • Understand the corporate environment, policies and procedures

  • Identify long-term professional development needs

  • Benefit from the value of networking

  • Develop meaningful professional relationships


Mentor Eligibility and Requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience in an HR related field

  • Ability to meet with your mentee at least twice during the program duration

  • Mentor must make initial contact with mentee within one week of assignment

  • Submit the Mentorship Application by Sunday, September 30th, 2019 at 11:59pm.


Mentee Eligibility and Requirements:

  • SJSU Student

  • Be a member of SHRM

  • Have membership up to date

  • Attach an updated resume with the application form

  • Submit the Mentorship Application by Sunday, September 30th, 2019 at 11:59pm.


Program Duration:

The program is designed to last five weeks. During those five weeks, we recommend you and your mentee participate in at least two activities.


Program Handbook:

In this handbook, you will find:

  • Mentorship Activity Checklist, with the suggested activities

  • Mentorship Timeline

  • Mentorship Questionnaire, that will help to facilitate the initial conversation


Become a Mentor/Mentee:

We are currently no longer accepting applications. Please check back during Fall 2020.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact vpmentorship@shrmatsjsu.org