Are you a student or alum looking to enhance your personal and professional development? Do you wish to connect with individuals who can guide and support you in your journey? Look no further! We are thrilled to announce the launch of MentorGrinnell, a platform designed to foster connections between students and alumni through mentorship over a semester and commitment to six mentoring sessions.

Why Participate in MentorGrinnell?

Mentorship is a vital aspect of personal growth, and Grinnell College believes in empowering its community members through this experience. By participating in the MentorGrinnell as a mentor or mentee, you open the doors to opportunities and benefits, including:

  • Give Quality Feedback: Engage in a mentorship relationship that allows you to offer valuable insights to current students.
  • Learn from Fellow Grinnellians: Connect with students who are walking a similar path, and guide and support them in achieving their goals.
  • Establish a Growth Mindset: Being a part of the program shows you are committed to personal and professional growth and dedicated to supporting the progress and talent of others.
  • Offer Networking Opportunities: Help students expand their network and open doors to potential collaborations.

Join your fellow Grinnellians and register for the fall semester mentoring session. Mentorship pairing will begin on Wednesday, September 11.

With interest from a possible mentee or help from the platform's algorithm, you will be matched based on your career interest, unique skills, professional goals. During this six-session experience, the platform allows you to schedule sessions based on your availability, customize agendas, notes, and checklists, and monitor your mentorship progress.

Support at Every Step

Grinnell College is committed to your success in the mentorship program. We are here to support you throughout your journey, answering any questions, and ensuring that you receive the full benefits of MentorGrinnell. If you need assistance, please contact Jessica Stewart, senior associate director of alumni and donor relations at You can also find additional information at the MentorGrinnell Help Center.