Connecting qualified engineering and engineering technology students with NIU alumni or corporate representatives, ensures our engineering and technology students experiential learning opportunities, academic success, and career readiness.

How to Get Involved

If you are an alumni or a friend of the college, and you wish to particpate, please email Amanda Carrier and she will connect you with a student.  Each mentorship relationship will depend upon the parties involved. The college asks that you adhere to the following guidelines to the best of your ability.

  • Speak with your student monthly via phone or email
  • Meet with your student once a semester face to face
  • Connect your student to an internship opportunity within your company or provide him or her with networking opportunities