Why become a CompuPower Industry Mentor? *Support students as they become techno-social change agents and impact community issues important to them. *Guide students as they develop their personal talents and skills and match them to STEM fields. *Become a part of the Center for Gender Equity in Science and Technology (CGEST) and CompuPower community.
What makes a great CompuPower Mentor? *Desire to work alongside young adults (10th grade) who are developing their individual self-concept. *Open to sharing your story and encouraging students to share theirs. *Recognize individual traits in students that can make them successful. *Willingness to provide students a view of the many possibilities in STEM industries. *A positive attitude, patience, and understanding.
What are the expectations of a CompuPower mentor? *Provide culturally-responsive guidance about the STEM industry, including your personal story and career path, in a CompuPower classroom once a month (2–3 hours per month) over the course of the school year (August2019–May2020). *Expand your influence by continuing your mentorship during the students’Summer Residency Experience (May 8-9). •*Encourage students to explore their development and STEM college and career trajectories. *Complete CompuPower Industry Mentor Professional Learning to prepare for interacting with Students in classroom setting. *Extra opportunities for involvement by attending student STEM field trips and community events throughout year!
How do I become a CompuPower Mentor? Step 1: Complete an interest form at cgest.asu.edu/compupower/im-questionnaire Step 2: Selected mentors will complete an Industry Mentor PL Step 3: Work with CompuPower staff to get paired with a school (may include fingerprint screening) Step 4: Create monthly meeting times with paired classroom teacher Step 5: Meet your students!