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Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Mentorship Program

AHSS STUDENTS: Nervous to enter the "real world" soon? Interested in getting personal and professional advice from accomplished AHSS alumni?

AHSS ALUMNI: Looking to get involved with your alma mater, but not sure how? Do you feel like you have advice to share, but no one to give it to?

If these questions ring true, please apply to the AHSS Mentorship Program! We are currently recruiting mentors and mentees.

Join us today! Apply online.


  • You must be an AHSS student, graduate or undergraduate, to participate.
  • You must be able to meet your mentor in person or digitally at least once per month.


  • You must be able to meet your mentor in person or digitally at least once per month.

Based on our mentee applicants (as of January 2014), we are particularly seeking mentors with the following areas of expertise:

  • Psychology
  • Biology/cognitive neuroscience
  • Communications
  • Criminology/law
  • Art/art history
  • Social work
  • Nursing
  • Graphic design
  • Sociology

PLEASE NOTE: Upon application, you will be asked to complete a background check, after which we will pair you with a mentee. Based on mentee availability and matching interests, this process could take 4-6 weeks. We appreciate your patience!


"The five students I've had the privilege of mentoring continually teach me lessons and inspire me on many levels. I hope many DU alumni join me to ensure a positive college experience for AHSS students at DU."
— Melanie Herrera Bortz, BA '88, psychology

"My mentor has helped me explore new thing sin the photography industry including programs, apps, ways to connect with others and more. We were paied up extremely well because we are both professional photographers."
— Tory Rust, BA candidate '14, strategic communication

"This mentorship program will give me the chance to experience the off-campus, professional world and escape the college bubble. I can attain real world experience and wisdom from those already established and successful. Gaining this knowledge from a mentor is beneficial and critical in my own leadership development."
— Josh Wehe, BA candidate '14, philosophy


Please contact Callyn Weintraub, AHSS alumni engagement & events coordinator, if you have any questions or feedback. Or call 303-871-2425.

This mentorship program has been created under the AHSS Advisory Board, which offers its experience, expertise and energy to the leadership of the divisions to enrich the AHSS communities.