Mentor Qualifications

  • Current Texas A&M University Student
  • Person with teaching exposure/experience
    • You will tutor the student and classroom teaching opportunities might be available
  • Have good communication skills
  • Like to work with other college students
  • Can work with a diverse population
  • Available to work 10-20 hours per week

The Bridge to Career and PATHS Program utilize a lot of support from peer mentors. PATHS Program mentors will fill two main roles: Instructional Assistants and Advisors.

If you are not a Texas A&M University student contact the PATHS Director.


Part-time position

  • 10-30 hours per week for the fall & spring semester
  • Flexible hours during the week and weekends
  • Support a group of 1-3 PATHS students
  • Attend weekly whole group and individual meetings with PATHS students
  • Attend weekly meeting with advisors and supervisors
  • Model problem-solving and professional behavior
  • Support student in advisor group outside of class with:
    • Time management
    • Public transportation
    • Applications
    • Volunteer or internship site
    • Field Based Experience course expectations
  • Meetings with community partners
  • Participate in PATHS student Wraparound and Compliance Meetings
  • Observe and support students at their volunteer or internship site
  • Entering data, compiling reports, entering grades, office work, etc.
  • Available to support students each day of prep week

Instructional Assistant

Part-time position

  • 10-30 hours per week for the fall & spring semesters
  • Use levels of support to assist students in completing tasks and participating in class
  • Support Course Instructor
    • Grading
    • Taking attendance
    • Professional check
  • Communicate any incidents and concerns to Course Instructor
  • Model program-solving and professional behavior
  • Active monitoring during classroom instruction
    • Focusing on students
    • Walking around the classroom to ensure students are following expectations and completing tasks
    • When needed, use levels of support to assist students
  • Update data collection daily
  • Hold tutoring sessions with students as needed