First Year Mentors


First Year Mentors assist and serve as a role model for new students and their families in their transition to SD Mines. Students selected for this position help facilitate a successful first year experience by believing in and supporting the mentee through guidance, advice, resources, and sharing of his/her own experience while fully encouraging the mentee to participate in Rocker Ready Weekend, Welcome Week Activities and Campus Events.

2020-2021 First Year Mentor Application Information:

Thank you for your interest in becoming a First Year Mentor. We are currently accepting applications for this important role on campus. Below you will find important information about our selection process including the job description and our selection timeline. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Cory Headley at or by phone 605-394-2336.

Click here to view the First Year Mentor Job Description

First Year Mentor Selection Timeline
January 17, 2020- Application Available online
January 22 & 23, 2020 (7:00 pm) Information Sessions in CB 204-W. (This is an opportunity to ask questions and find out more about the position)
March 6, 2020- Applications are due
March 23-27,  2020- Interviews
March 30-April 3, 2020- Interviews
April 6, 2020- Hiring Notifications
April 14, 2020- Mentor Welcome Dinner

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