Applications for Non-Residential Colleges Mentors are Open!

Non-residential colleges give students living off-campus with the sense of community and subsequent benefits provided to student’s living on-campus. A critical part of how non-residential colleges to provide this community is through college advisors.

You can become a non-residential college advisor and fulfil this role! The voluntary, one year role assigns you 15 college members to mentor helping to encourage members to take part in college life, outside of academics.

College mentors are given training in Mental Health First Aid and SafeTalk, get the opportunity to work closely with like-minded people supporting student’s needs as well as the chance to network with senior academic staff.

Mentors will be involved in college community through assisting and attending events, contact with members and participate in the relevant training and development opportunities afforded to them.

Interested students performing well academically who can commit to the full 12 months of the program, and have completed 24 points of credit from your Monash degree are encouraged to apply.

For more information and to apply, follow this link.

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Drop by for Work Integrated Learning Information!

Internships are one of the best ways to supplement and enhance your degree. They give you a chance to see what your future career could be like, and you can do it as part of your degree!

Enhance your employability, work experience and professional network through an internship -join us for one of our Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Information Sessions this week!

Tuesday 11 Sep, 3-4pm, LTB: hear about our opportunities for you through the WIL Program in the LTB or come and hear from us on Wednesday the 12th where we run through how you can source your own internship for the program. Come to Building N, Room 122 on Caulfield Campus.

Can’t make either of these and want to have a chat? Stop by our Drop in Sessions on Mondays from 10am to 12pm in the Engineering Student Services Lounge.

Visit the Science Internships page for more information: https://www.monash.edu/science/current-students/internship-units/undergraduate-internships

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Robogals Monash Training Session

Robogals is a global non-for-profit organisation that aims to encourage an interest in STEM fields in young students, with a particular focus on girls at primary/secondary school level.

Our training sessions are back on and we’re looking for new volunteers to work with us at our workshops! These free STEM workshops introduce
young students to simple programming and problem solving, primarily using our LEGO EV3 robots.

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Become a Science Peer Mentor!

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The Science Peer Mentor program is back! Now in its 8th year, the program has been revitalised by a new structure and hopes to be bigger and better than ever!

Senior Student Mentors look after a group of new first year Science Students and help them to transition into university, giving their time and experience to support these students. This year, a greater number and more diverse array of leadership positions are also available. A new leadership team will seek to develop events, support mentors and ensure the program is both helpful for mentees and fun for mentors.

The new program includes new volunteer positions:

  • Event Managers: Develop and run events, as well as marketing and ensuring the program runs smoothly.
  • Team Leaders: Oversee large teams of mentors in subgroups of the program such as communications, evaluations and informal events.

Want to become a mentor? Apply here.

Want to be an Event Manager? Apply here. 

Want to do a little bit more but don’t have time to be an Event Manager? First, apply to be a mentor. Then send an email to Taryn.Clydesdale@monash.edu for expressing your interest in leadership and previous leadership experience.

Applications for mentors close on the 1st of October, and the 14th of September for leadership roles.

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