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Corporate Mentoring Program


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The Corporate Mentoring Program is SCPD’s capstone program that pairs senior students with a corporate mentor for one academic year. Mentoring is personalized and the focus of the partnership is determined by a mutually agreed upon set of goals.  The goals can vary and often result in tangible achievements in addition to soft skills development in areas such as self-awareness, professionalism and self-confidence. Enrollment is limited to students who meet the following requirements:

  • Maintain “Good Standing” with the University
  • Possess a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Submit a Complete the application
  • Pass an in-person interview


Students selected to participate in CMP will be asked to sign an agreement that specifies their responsibilities and attendance at mandatory events over the course of the year, including workshops, networking mixers and a weekend overnight trip/retreat. Additional details appear below. 

CMP Kick-Off Event

An evening event, typically held the first week of October, that officially commences the Corporate Mentoring Program at which mentors and mentees are officially introduced to one another and have an opportunity to network with business professionals, community partners and other campus stakeholders.

Retreat for Leaders

This weekend event, typically held the third week of October, consists of indoor projects and outdoor experiential learning activities that encourage enhanced self-awareness, teamwork, leadership, trust, and communication skills that can be applied in the academic or work setting. 

Spring Mixer

An event, typically held the third week of January, provides a networking setting for mentees, mentors, community partners and other campus stakeholders. 

SCPD Awards Banquet

This event typically held the first week on May, marks the official conclusion of the Corporate Mentoring Program and celebrates students’ accomplishments. 

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Students are responsible for ensuring that their activities are properly recorded in their Passport and in the SCPD office to ensure proper certification award. The SCPD office maintains a database of student activities to ensure that commitments are being kept and it is important that this database be accurate.