Become a Mentor
Pre-Health Peer Mentors foster supportive relationships with their mentees by providing guidance, advice and encouragement. Our mentors also connect students to campus and community resources. Being a Pre-Health Peer Mentor is a valuable and meaningful experience for upper-division students because it builds leadership, networking and team building skills.
- Junior or senior standing
- Minimum 3.0 GPA
- Join the Pre-Health Professions Program
- Enroll in INTR 496 Pre-Health Peer Mentors class
- Complete an application
- Sign the Confidentiality Statement
- Provide bio and photo for website
- Offer academic strategies and opportunities to pre-health students.
- Talk to student mentee(s) about pre-health pathways.
- Meet with mentee(s) regularly.
- Complete FERPA tutorial.
- Commit to participate a minimum of two consecutive semesters.
- Demonstrate active student engagement at University of Idaho.
- Work effectively with a diverse student population.
- Work with students individually to facilitate transition to college life and to assist with organization, time management and social integration.
- Leadership development: Develop your strengths to become an amazing leader.
- Graduate school preparation: Become a strong candidate to graduate programs as a result of solid leadership skills and experiences.
- Network opportunities: Create more meaningful and professional relationships with peers, advisors, professors and community partners.
- Resources: Become knowledgeable about university, healthcare programs and community resources.
- Experiential opportunities: Participate in pre-health events, campus activities, workshops, pre-health clubs and community shadowing/volunteering opportunities