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

  • Ability to interact with your mentee via phone or email once a week

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


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 OPEN (Monday, September 10, 2018), CLOSED (Friday, September 28, 2018)


Program Duration:

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


Become a Mentor/Mentee: 

To become a mentor or mentee please contact vpmentorship@shrmatsjsu.org