National Virtual Mentoring Program

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The Mentoring Effect

Individuals who have a mentor are more likely to obtain leadership roles, to volunteer in their community, and to have better professional outcomes.


NPowerMATCH mentors will commit to two six-month student pairings with weekly interactions as part of NPower’s National Virtual Mentoring Program. 

The NPowerMATCH online platform is a dedicated communication resource providing weekly guided discussion topics and virtual coaching sessions. Mentoring areas of focus include: career readiness, professional personal branding, leadership skills, financial education, ethical self-promotion, critical-thinking skills, problem-solving skills, verbal and written communication, and “soft skills” development.

Mentor Commitment

  • A 12 month commitment*
  • 1 hour per week on the NPowerMatch engagement and learning platform
  • A minimum of 1 hour per month for video chats

*Shorter cycles (minimum of 6 months) considered on an individual basis

Mentor Qualifications

  • Interest in technical/digital careers preferred but not required. No specific field of expertise needed
  • At least three years of professional experience or NPower alumni with at least one year of work experience
  • Internet to access NPowerMATCH portal and video conference capabilities
  • Interest in supporting underrepresented populations; ability to offer advice without judgement
  • Sincere desire to be a developer of people; proven ability to be consistent and reliable
  • Proactive communication and correspondence; strong listening and writing skills
  • Holds self and others to high standards and expectations
Previous mentoring experience is not necessary, our team will get you up to speed and ready to mentor!




Prospective mentors will complete an online application (approximately 10 minutes)


30 minute 1:1 interview occurs to further screen applicants for commitment, consistency, and fit


Selected mentors will attend an orientation, receive preparation materials, and a point of contact for troubleshooting


Pairings are matched based on results of the application algorithm; pairs are ready to be matched a month before the program begins. 

Next Mentoring Cycle Begins November 2021


Now–October 2021, apply early for these in-demand opportunities

NPowerMatch Mentor Information Session

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