Mentoring Programs at PLU

Alumni & Student Connections is excited to offer a variety of mentoring programs for our students and alumni to connect with one another. Mentorship offers many opportunities including career exploration, connection in identity and/or life experiences, and building lasting relationships with others. Read more about our current mentoring programs below.

Lutes of Color Mentoring Program

This program connects students of color exclusively with alumni of color. Each student will be matched with one dedicated mentor. These are the goals of the Lutes of Color Mentoring Program:

  • Connecting with someone with the same racial identity
  • Connecting with other first-generation college students (or another distinguishing group)
  • Gaining professional insights with alumni

Registration for this mentoring program has closed for the 2022-2023 academic year. Check back in September 2023 to sign up for next year!

NatSci Mentoring Program

This mentoring program connects students with one dedicated alumni mentor exclusively with students in the division of Natural Sciences. Majors include biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering dual degree, environmental studies, geosciences, mathematics, physics, and psychology.

These are the goals of the NatSci Mentoring Program:

  • Help students to explore career opportunities in STEM/major
  • Gain professional skills from mentor’s advice
  • Provide opportunities for students to pick the brains of alumni
  • Create better relationships with alumni from the natural sciences program

Registration for this mentoring program has closed for the 2022-2023 academic year. Check back in September 2023 to sign up for next year!

Econ Mentoring Program

This mentoring program connects students currently majoring in Economics with one dedicated alumni mentor.

These are the goals of the ECON Mentoring Program:

  • Help students navigate the working world with an Economics degree
  • Explore career opportunities and learn about field of choice
  • Gain professional skills from mentor’s advice
  • Create better relationships with alumni who majored in Economics

Registration for this mentoring program has closed for the 2022-2023 academic year. Check back in September 2023 to sign up for next year!