Apply To Be a MEntor
Minds Matter of Boston is volunteer-driven organization. Our team is comprised of approximately 200 young professionals who represent many leading companies in the Greater Boston area.
Transform a young student's life by supporting their college dreams. Be the catalyst for helping a student become the first in his or her family to attend college.
Applications for 2017-2018 PROGRAM Year will open on May 1st, 2017.
Applications are accepted through Tuesday, September 5th for the 2017-2018 program year. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Our team will review your application and schedule a phone interview to assess your candidacy. Upon initial acceptance to the program, all candidates must complete and pass a background check, after which we will pair new mentors with their mentees.
BEING A MENTOR
The mentoring component consists of pairing our students with young professionals who have been through the college application process and who can help the students navigate the steps and requirements as they go through it. Our mentors provide individual support and guidance, allowing each student to fulfill his or her potential and make the leap to college.
"The most valuable aspect of Minds Matter is the mentors. Mentors at Minds Matter truly care about you and they want you to succeed in the long run." - Current Minds Matter Senior
Sessions take place on Saturdays and are 2 hours long.
- The mentoring component of sessions is held from 11:00 AM - 1 PM at MIT campus.
- There are approximately 25 sessions throughout the school year.
- Mentors are expected to attend 80% of the 25 sessions.