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Mentor Programs

MassBay is committed to offering opportunities for our students to be mentored by professionals on and off campus and mentor younger students in the community.

Some of our current mentoring programs and initiatives:

  • 100 Males to College — In partnership with Framingham State University, Framingham Public Schools, the Joseph P. Keefe Technical School, and the Metrowest College Planning Center, MassBay staff, faculty, and students provide mentoring to male junior and senior students in Framingham to support them to apply to and succeed in college.

  • Business Mentoring Program (BMP) — BMP is a collaboration with Jewish Family Service of Metrowest and MassBay’s Business Department. Professional mentors with experience in the subject content embed in business courses to provide students with connecting course concepts with real world experiences. Mentors work with students directly, both individually and in small groups, with the instructor facilitating the engagement.

  • Mentoring and Academic Support (MAS) Program at Walsh Middle School — The MetroWest College Planning Collaborative in partnership with MassBay Community College, Framingham State University and Latinas en Acción (LEA) provides a mentoring program for Walsh Middle School students in Framingham. Some of the middle school students live with risk factors such as a single parent home, poverty, abuse or parental incarceration. Mentors and mentees spend at least 2 hours a week at Walsh playing games, helping with homework, assisting mentees with setting goals, discussing college readiness and having fun!

  • Multicultural Mentoring Program (MMP) — Promotes the pursuit of academic success for students from multicultural backgrounds. MMP students and professionals interact in one-to-one mentorship relationships, assisting mentees’ acclimation to college life and preparing them for future careers. MMP’s partnership include Middlesex Savings Bank, Boston Scientific, Verizon, General Dynamics, Meditech, Citizens Bank and Lesley University.
    The Multicultural Mentoring Program brochure →

  • Peer to Peer Mentor Program — The Peer Mentor Program at MassBay Community College links first-year college students with an experienced second-year student who will serve as a mentor. Peer mentors are trained to assist students on a variety of academic and non-academic topics. They will support first-year students in becoming acclimated to MassBay campus and culture. Peer mentors work collaboratively to engage students in activities that increase their peers’ involvement in a positive college experience.

    I would like to BE a Peer Mentor →

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  • STEM Mentor Program — The goals of the STEM Mentor Program are to nurture STEM students’ academic success and support students’ pursuit of their academic and career aspirations by facilitating one-on-one mentoring relationships and providing STEM-focused events, programs and opportunities. Employer partnerships include Sanofi, MathWorks, the US Army Corps of Engineers and the US Food and Drug Administration, Winchester Analytical Engineering Center. The program is funded by Sanofi, STEM Starter Academy and MathWorks.
    The STEM Mentor Program brochure →

For more information about the STEM Mentor Program


For more information about all other programs: Contact Office of Career Services, Internships & Mentoring

Julie Ginn

Kate Basch
Career Coach

Brenda Egan
STEM Career Success Coach

To make an appointment with Julie Ginn or Kate Basch or for more information about our office, please call 781-239-3142 or stop by Student Development, Room 130, Wellesley Hills campus. If you are a STEM student who would like to make an appointment with Brenda Egan, please email her: