International Student Mentoring Program
Mentor Application

 

Biographic Information:  


Name:

Gender:
    Male   Female  

Phone number:          
                                
               



                      
How long have you been in Buffalo (in years) ?            
How long have you studied/worked at UB (in years) ? 
On which UB campus do you work or study? 
North   South  

If a UB student, please respond to the questions below:

UB person number:  
Degree Level:          
(If undergraduate, indicate year of study:) Freshman   Sophomore   Junior   Senior  

Major:                     


Experience/Preferences:

Do you have any experience as a mentor or with assisting others? If yes, please explain.
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What experience, knowledge or skills do you have that will help you as a mentor?
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How often are you willing and able to meet with your mentor (choose one)?

1-3 times per semester
Twice per month
Every week
1-3 times per week

Do you prefer mentees that are (choose one)?

Male
Female
No Preference

What do you hope to gain from this program?  Check all that apply.

Make new friends
Learn about another culture
Gain experience that will help me develop professionally and personally
Fulfill a course or program requirement
Help a student adjust to UB and to the U.S.
Enhance my UB experience
Participate in a volunteer activity or community service
Do something different
Help me understand international students better
Meet someone I might be able to date
Other (Please specify :)


Please rank the above choices in order of importance for you.

1 = the most important reason for joining this program
5 = the least important reason for joining this program

  Make new friends
  Learn about another culture
  Gain experience that will help me develop professionally and personally
  Fulfill a course or program requirement
  Help a student adjust to UB and the U.S.
  Enhance my UB experience
  Participate in a volunteer activity or community service
  Do something different
  Help me understand international students better
  Meet someone I might be able to date
  Other (Please specify :)

What do you hope your mentee will gain from this program?  What do you want to share with your mentee?
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Do you have any international experience? Check all that apply.
I studied abroad in:  
I travelled abroad to:
I grew up / lived in a foreign country .If so, where?  
I have family abroad.  If so, where?     
I am a UB international student from:                                                    
I study or speak a language other than English.  If so, what language(s)?

 

 

Are you currently involved in on-campus organizations (e.g. student clubs)? If so, which ones?
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Tell us about yourself.  What are your interests, hobbies, likes and dislikes?
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*** Please note that not all applicants will be chosen to participate.  We want to ensure that each student is assigned to a mentor who can best meet his/her needs.  Therefore, if an appropriate mentee is not available for you, we unfortunately will not be able to choose you to participate at this time.