High School Mentors

High School Mentors are categorized into two groups :

High School Team Leader (HSTL) Mentor: Top Eight HSTL mentors have been selected based on their school achievements and reference letters from their school teachers and would be paid a stipend of $400 for the academic year 2011-12.

High School Leader Mentor (HSL): Eight HSL mentors have been selected based on their school achievements and reference letters from their respective school teachers and would be paid a stipend of $300 for the academic year 2011-12.

Benefits for High School Mentors

This Mentoring program expereince and benefits for high schoolers include.

  • Enhanced Math and science learning.
  • Experience with hands-on math and science activities.
  • An increased awareness of the field of engineering.
  • An increased desire to pursue a career in the field of engineering.
  • Opportunities to attend and interact with the CEET students during the senior engineering design day at NIU.
  • Unique opportunity through the mentoring program to ask questions about what it is like to go to college and major in a STEM field.
  • High priority engineering scholarships at CEET, NIU.
  • A high degree of satisfaction with the NIU-EEP mentor experience.
  • Opportunities for self-reflection through the mentorship experience.