Mentors Aiding in Peer Success (MAPS) Mission Statement:
To encourage, challenge and inspire business-minded peers to achieve excellence in personal and academic goals at Kent State University.
MAPS is an excellent resource that can take you one step closer to success.
MAPS Mentors are current students in the College of Business Administration, just like you! Whether you’re a new student at Kent State and want help navigating your new environment and managing your time, or you’re a current Kent State student who wants to make this semester better than the last, the MAPS Mentors are here to guide you to success. MAPS Mentors meet one-on-one with students to assist with time management, goal setting, study strategies and provide resources to help you be successful.
Are you someone who can assist others be successful? Mentors Aiding in Peer Success (MAPS) is a program that provides peer mentoring for students in the College of Business Administration. This is a unique opportunity to serve incoming freshmen, Business Learning Community students and other business students. Being a MAPS mentor allows for intra-college collaboration and personal leadership development.
The position requires student outreach via email and phone, one-on-one meetings with mentees, program planning and implementation, basic advising and participation in monthly mentor trainings. The time commitment is 80 hours/semester (approximately 5 hours a week). Your dedication to the program will be compensated with a $1000 scholarship for the academic year (Fall & Spring). The College of Business Administration is also a CRLA certified institution, meaning that you can earn a certificate as a mentor. The certificate process sets professional standards of skill and training for peer educators and mentors. This training will sharpen your leadership abilities and give you a nationally recognized certificate to add to your professional resume. To be eligible, you must be a student in the College of Business Administration. Please apply below. (Be advised that you will be prompted to upload your resume and provide 2 references when going through the application process.)
Undergraduate Programs Office