Become a Mentor

Applied Entrepreneurship Mentors

A mentoring program provides an effective networking model for Applied Entrepreneurship Program students. Establishing effective one on one connections, that will strengthen the student's awareness of employment opportunities in our County and develop greater social skills through this mentorship experience. Every Applied Entrepreneurship Program student, known as a protégé, is matched with a mentor from the business community. Ultimately, these relationships strengthen the Applied Entrepreneurship program's success and builds generational bridges between the protégé and the business community.

Here are the following responsibilities and activities:

  • Meet with the protégé outside of class for scheduled meetings to discuss what they are learning in Applied Entrepreneurship Program
  • Attend a few scheduled events
  • Review the protégé's business plan for their individual business
  • Experience the weekly progress of their Protege through reading their journal entries of what they experience each day in Applied Entrepreneurship Program

Would you like to be a mentor?

A mentor is a business owner or entrepreneur from our areas business community. A mentor is someone willing to share his or her time and expertise with an Applied Entrepreneurship Program student. Please contact us if you are interested in being an Applied Entrepreneurship Program mentor. You will be provided mentor training and be required to have a background check to enroll in the program. Successful mentoring partnerships are advantageous for everyone – the protégé, the mentor and the AEP program.