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Global Mentor Program

How do global mentors serve?

  1. Serve as a resource and guide
    • Help students adjust with both American and   Academic life.
  2. Give mentees support on campus
    • Provide a positive academic, professional, and social environment outside of the classroom.

When you become a Global Mentor

  • Opportunity to work closely with International and Exchange students
  • Coordinate social activities with mentees
  • Work together with other mentors to help facilitate cultural activities.

Mentor Engagements and Benefits

  • Conduct monthly check in with each mentee
  • Attend mentor meetings, mentor training, and participate in program-wide events
  • Serve a positive role model for incoming students and build close relationships with new students
  • Engage in cultural exchange without leaving Blacksburg
  • Gain experience, interpersonal skills, and professional leadership by being recognized as a student leader