Introducing a new Mentorship Program at Innis College:
Summer E-Mentorship Program
The E-Mentorship Program seeks to provide new Innis College students with valuable information about their transition to the College and U of T!
Beginning in June, our e-mentors will connect with a group of new, first-year students to answer their questions, help them navigate university resources, offer advice and support, and help build a sense of belonging and community prior to their arrival on campus. Topics of discussion may include how to get involved, course selection, budgeting, orientation, and where to hangout or study between classes.
The best part of being an e-mentor is that you can do so from the comfort of your own home or wherever you’ll be in the world during the summer (you just need to have reliable and regular access to the internet throughout the summer)! There will also be two on-campus opportunities during the summer for e-mentors and mentees to connect in-person during the program.
If you are interested, please read the information below and apply by the deadline
Important Update: The health, safety and well-being of our community members is very important to us. We regret to inform you that owing to the current situation with COVID-19, the in-person E-Mentor Training (scheduled for Fri, April 3rd from 2-5 pm) has been cancelled.
The E-Mentor training will now be conducted online. Successful applicants will receive more information via e-mail with updates and next steps. Please e-mail email@example.com with any questions and/or concerns.
Why be an E-Mentor?
Opportunity to engage with and assist incoming students with their transition into Innis College and the University of Toronto community
Develop your communication skills, professionalism, and online etiquette (netiquette)
Engage in a low-commitment but rewarding volunteer leadership opportunity by making a difference in the lives of new, incoming students at Innis College
Stay involved in the Innis College and U of T community throughout the summer wherever you are in the world!
Opportunities to engage in person with your mentees and other E-Mentors on campus during the summer
What is the role of an E-Mentor?
Respond to your mentees’ questions and concerns through e-mail
Refer specific questions and concerns to the Innis Office of Student Life as necessary in a prompt manner
Your most recent sessional GPA and cumulative GPA are 2.30 or higher
Willing and excited to engage with, and assist incoming students with their questions and concerns
Complete all required program tasks and responsibilities (which includes responding to your mentees’ questions/concerns within 48 hours, referring specific questions/concerns to the Innis Office of Student Life as necessary in a prompt manner)
Will have reliable and regular internet access throughout the summer
E-Mentor Application Deadline: 11:59 pm on Tues, March 10th.
EXTENDED TO: 12pm on Mon, March 16th.
Interview Dates: Applicants will receive an e-mail with next steps
Mandatory in-person training date:CANCELLED. The training will now be conducted online. Successful applicants will receive more information via e-mail with updates and next steps.
Other information to come!
If you are interested in being an E-Mentor (volunteer position), please click here.