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Team Mentoring Program

Student research, retention thriving with team mentoring

WSU Team Mentoring Program students gather for a photo at Boeing in Everett, Wash.
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Jacob Lazarraga credits his time in the lab for sparking a passion for research and schoolwork.

Marleny Garcia, left, with faculty mentor Joy Winuthaymon.

What is it?

The Team Mentoring Program (TMP) is designed to maximize the experience of students pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), and Pre-Health disciplines in order to increase their retention, achievement and graduation.   

What are the benefits?

  • Networking
  • Research
  • Internships
  • Field-trips
  • Workshops – help you connect and succeed
  • Tutoring/Study Tables
  • Textbook and Research Scholarships 

Who is involved?

The Student Mentors are committed to share their experience and success in their journey pursuing a STEM degree.

The Faculty Mentors are professors committed to share their knowledge, expertise, and wisdom with student mentors and mentees.

The Mentees are students committed to access and take advantage of the Mentoring resource to connect, network, and enrich their college experience.


Why should I participate?

The Program helps Mentees connect with their college, participate in academic and career building experiences and prepare for the next steps. Here are five ways the program can help:

  1. Academic Activities: Study Groups, Workshops, and Fieldtrips
  2. Research, Careers, and Internships
  3. Getting the Most Out of Your Major
  4. Preparing for Professional School, Graduate School, or the Workforce
  5. Social, Cultural, and Fun Activities  

What is happening this month?