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CONNECT Mentor Program

What is Gemstone CONNECT?

CONNECT is Gemstone’s peer mentoring initiative that seeks to connect incoming students with current students during the summer and continues the relationship through a peer mentoring role in the Fall semester. During both the fall and spring semesters, CONNECT offers evening study hours four evenings per week (Sunday- Wednesday) in the Gemstone suite.

CONNECT/GEMS100 Resources

Here are some resources from Gems100 Week 10: Gemstone Scholar!

Questions? Email Jessica Lee, Coordinator for Student Engagement, at jlee1021@umd.edu or Ashley Chang & Ryan Goldberg, CONNECT Co-Chairs at gemstoneconnect@gmail.com.

Apply to be a CONNECT Mentor

Thank you for your interest in becoming a CONNECT peer mentor (Fall 2018-Spring 2019). To apply, please complete an online application at go.umd.edu/gemsleadership18 no later than Friday, March 30th by 9am in order to be eligible for the group interview process held on Sunday, April 8th.

Please view the following available documents for more information regarding the application process:

Info Session Powerpoint

Sample CONNECT Mentor Job Description

FAQ document for Application Process

If you have any additional questions regarding the application process for these positions, please email gems@umd.edu