Each Future Ready Iowa Last-Dollar Scholarship and Future Ready Iowa Grant recipient will benefit from the opportunity to be paired with a career-related mentor. Through engaging in the Future Ready Iowa Mentoring Program, college students throughout Iowa will make meaningful career connections that enhance their academic experience and strengthen their job readiness skills.
Mentoring will be online through an e-mentoring platform that will be used to facilitate activities and drive engagement. Ample training and support will be provided.
To be eligible to serve as a Future Ready Iowa Mentor, you must:
- Have at least 2 years of professional experience in your field.
- Have completed a postsecondary degree from a community college or university. We need mentors who understand the expectations of students pursuing a career in their field.
- Be accessible
- Commit to mentoring a student throughout the course of an academic year and potentially through degree completion / graduation.
- Be motivated to build positive attitudes and guide, support, and connect individuals who want to do what you do!