Mentoring

DREAM Mentoring Program

The DREAM Mentoring Program is for Harper College employees who are members of historically underrepresented racial and ethnic groups. The program provides historically underrepresented racial and ethnic groups guidance and support in making a successful transition into the Harper College community while navigating the course toward professional fulfillment and career advancement.

Through the process of knowledge sharing and experience, the mentoring program provides a welcoming environment that assist professionals with becoming acclimated and connected to the vision and the mission of Harper College and the students we serve.

Who Can Participate?

All current Harper College employees who are from historically underrepresented racial and ethnic groups are eligible to apply to be either a mentor or mentee.

What are the Requirements?

The mentoring program is a two semester commitment. There are four required sessions (a mentoring orientation session, two professional development sessions and a mentoring celebration session). Besides attending the four required sessions you spend time with your mentor/mentee accomplishing mutually agreed upon goals. Networking opportunities are available.

How do I Benefit?

You will have opportunities to:

  • Grow professionally through campus engagement
  • Experience a welcoming environment
  • Acquire and understanding of how Harper College functions.

When does it start?

The DREAM Mentoring program starts at the beginning of the Fall semester and ends at the end of the Spring semester. If you are a Harper College employee from historically underrepresented racial and ethnic groups of color and are interested in being part of this voluntary mentoring program.