Mentoring Program


What is the College of Computing Mentoring Program?

A way for current College of Computing students to impact prospective students as well as the incoming Freshman Class. A yearlong development program that provides invaluable professional and leadership skills.

"Remember all those questions and concerns you had before starting Georgia Tech? Incoming College of Computing students deal with the same uncertainty, and GT Computing Mentors are the ones they look to for answers.” – Alissa Hartenbaum, Computational Media Alumna, Class of 2014

Mentors develop leadership and workplace skills through:

  • Guiding and mentoring a group of 6-10 incoming freshman students (at movie nights, homecoming events, food drives, etc.)
  • Leading informational sessions for prospective students and their families
  • Hosting middle and high school students during visits and overnight trips
  • Serving as a teaching assistant for CS 1100

How do I become a GT Computing Mentor?

Any candidate interested in becoming a mentor must fulfill a handful of requirements:

  • Have completed 30 or more hours of coursework
  • Be in good academic standing (Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher)
  • Participate for a full year of the program
  • Attend one evening event and one team building event in the spring
  • Be available to TA during a scheduled CS 1100 course (*Dates and times will be decided during Spring training)
  • Participate in mentor program activities in the Fall, as well as leading face-to-face meetings with mentees

How to Apply

Applications will be posted on this page as they become available in the spring of each year.