We take care of the complicated parts of mentorship
So you can focus on the outcomes

Welcome to your Mentorship Department

Program Design & Management

Your team of dedicated MC mentorship experts work closely with you to design a program that achieves outcomes for both your institution and your students.

This includes:

  • Comprehensive program management from launch through evaluation

  • Identifying student cohort (e.g., first-year, transfer, or returning)

  • Recommended mentor cohort selection


Mentorship Operations

Whether managing a cohort of 150 or 1,500 students, our dedicated Mentorships Operation team supports partners by:

  • Recruiting students and mentors

  • Offering live mentor trainings

  • 24/7 help desk support for students and mentors

  • Matching and re-matching students

  • Host ongoing virtual events for the community

Content Library

All Mentor Collective programs provide students and mentors relevant, research-based content that has been co-created with our partners, including:

  • On-demand training videos and quizzes

  • Recruitment and engagement campaigns:

    • On-boarding & matching

    • Nurture & engagement check-ins

    • Seasonal emails (e.g., finals)

  • SMS nudges

  • 40+ discussion guides for mentors and mentees that include learning outcomes, videos and activities


Research Team

Our dedicated product and research team provides each partner with proven mentorship best practices including:

  • Data-driven program design recommendations

  • Benchmarking data

Current questions our product team is asking:

  • How can we increase mentor re-recruitment year after year?

  • What matching criteria leads to the highest engagement?



  • School-branded platform

  • Live program updates for educators including:

    • Program analytics

    • Participant demographics

    • On-boarding and matching stats

    • Mentor and mentee engagement



  • Mobile-friendly matching experience

  • Matching survey that empowers students to voice what is important to them in a mentor

  • Research-backed algorithm drives matching

Assessment & Analytics


  • Live dashboard and bi-weekly email updates, providing insight to questions like: 

    • How many participants have been recruited, taken their matching survey, trained, and matched?

    • How many conversations have students had?

    • How many insights have been shared by mentors?


  • Comprehensive program review a minimum of 2x/year

    • Quantitative and qualitative trends

    • Impact on strategic goals like summer melt, retention, and academic probation

    • Topics discussed by mentors and mentees

    • Suggested programmatic improvements