The Staff Mentoring Program Committee invites all university staff interested in working with a trained mentor to fill in the Mentoring Interest Form. Forms must be submitted by August 15, 2016 to be considered for participation. Click HERE to fill out the Mentoring Interest Form.
In 2015, Michigan Tech received a grant from the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) to develop a staff mentoring program, designed to train mentors here on campus who would like to work with their colleagues to assist with things like:
- Finding ways to more effectively blend work and home life demands
- Developing job skills to assist with career growth and advancement
- Learning about the University and opportunities to become more involved
- Improving professionalism and communication skills
- Finding opportunities to network and meet people from other departments
- Addressing challenging workplace situations
- Learning more about University resources and benefits
Seventeen mentors have recently completed their training; about two-thirds of these trained mentors are members of the AFSCME and UAW unions. The overall goal of the Staff Mentoring Program is to provide staff with an opportunity to work with a trusted colleague to help with career growth and development here at Michigan Tech.