Mentor-Mentee Program in Humanities, Arts, Cultural Studies and Social Sciences

The Mentor-Mentee Program in Humanities, Arts, Cultural Studies and Social Sciences pairs graduate student mentors with second year and new transfer (3rd-year) undergraduates in the humanities and social sciences to introduce students to academic research and build research and analytical skills. This will prepare undergraduate students to approach and work with professors, or pursue an independent research project or honors thesis.

Requirements for MENTEES

  • Two-quarter commitment
  • An hour-long meeting with your mentor every other week (every week encouraged)
  • Timely completion of mentor-assigned tasks
  • Attend events and complete program activities as scheduled
  • Completion of program evaluations

To Apply:  Log in to your UC Davis Gmail account and then click on the link:

APPLICATION FOR MENTEES (applications will open in the Fall 2019 quarter)
Deadline:  Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Requirements for MENTORS

  • Two-quarter commitment
  • An hour-long meeting with your mentee every other week (every week encouraged)
  • Adequate training for research projects
  • Clearly communicated expectations on research assignments
  • Provide feedback on mentee performance to program coordinator
  • Attend events and help mentee complete program activities as scheduled
  • Completion of program evaluations; help write mentee letter of recommendation

APPLICATION FOR MENTORS (applications will open in the Fall 2019 quarter)
Deadline:  Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Benefits of Participation

FOR MENTEES

  • Acquire valuable skills to help you find a research mentor
  • Letter of recommendation upon completion of program
  • Get help in preparing for a thesis project
  • Learn how to prepare for graduate school
  • Gain professional and career skills

FOR MENTORS

  • Mentorship and teaching experience
  • Professional service for your CV
  • Quarterly stipend

Applications are accepted in the Fall quarter of each academic year.

Questions? Contact Yasmine Hachimi at yehachimi@ucdavis.edu