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


Mentorships

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

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?


Software

Dashboard

  • School-branded platform

  • Live program updates for educators including:

    • Program analytics

    • Participant demographics

    • On-boarding and matching stats

    • Mentor and mentee engagement

 

Matching

  • 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

Formative

  • 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?

Summative

  • 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