Professional Mentors needed for Young Adults!



Start Date


End Date


Time Commitment

A few hours per week


Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


85 Broad Street
6th Floor
New York
New York
United States


As a mentor to a Year Up student, you’ll have a unique opportunity to help young adults navigate new experiences and shape their careers. It’s your chance to inspire-and be inspired by-motivated, up and-coming talent in the workforce. You’ll also have opportunities to network with like-minded professionals.


Wall Street Campus 85 Broad St, 6 th floor New York, NY 10004.

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) Campus 70 Murray Street, M1415, New York, NY 10007.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide support and guidance as student transitions from the learning and development phase to interning at a company.
  • Encourage and assist with continuous leaning through problem solving, resume review, and support in job and college applications.
  • Improve student communication and professional skills while boosting their self-esteem.
  • Assist in building and accessing professional networks.
  • Communicate with Mentee using email, phone, or text at least once a week.
  • Provide feedback to Year Up staff about your mentor-mentee relationship, to celebrate successes and address any issues or concerns.
  • Be participant with Mentee at their Year Up graduation.


  • 24 years old and above.
  • Have a Bachelor’s degree, work experience and are familiar with entry level positions.
  • Come from a variety of career fields and educational backgrounds.
  • Have the ability and desire to work with young adults (ages 18-24) from diverse, urban backgrounds.
  • Positive, attitude, good listening skills, patience and understanding.
  • Willingness to share knowledge and experiences, make connections and build networks.

Time commitment:

  • Attend an orientation training to learn more about being a mentor and how Year up can support you.
  • Meet with mentee at least once a month for a minimum of 9 months.
  • Attend at least two gatherings with other Year Up mentors, mentees, and staff to build community, share experiences and have fun.


  • Mentors will become a positive role model for a young adult entering the professional world.
  • Expand your network by connecting with other like-minded Year Up mentors.
  • Be part of a dynamic non-profit organization that strives for excellence and produces social change.
  • A deep understanding and increased skills in working with youth.



  • Training Provided


  • Groups

How To Apply

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