The Lerner Executive Mentoring Program matches Lerner students with executives whose professional backgrounds are complementary to the students’ career objectives.

Mentors come with 10 or more years of progressive career experience and passion to help our students succeed.

Mentorships have resulted in an increase in student confidence in entering the workforce, expansion of networks and overall professional growth.

To join the program as a mentor, click here to complete the Mentor Registration Form.

Students can click here to register as a mentee.

If you need more information about the program, we’ve put together some frequently asked questions.

Mentor Experience with Nicholas Makos
In this video, Nicholas talks about his experiences with the Lerner Executive Mentor Program, and all the opportunities he has acquired because of it.
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Student and Mentor Testimonials

“Without the mentoring program, I wouldn’t feel as confident as I do now networking with others and going into interviews.”

– Megan McAloon, Operations Management major, UD Class of ’20

“My mentor has helped me with everything from resume help, networking skills and interview prep to advice for life post-graduation, for my first job and applications to scholarships. Her help has been so valuable to me and her support has meant just as much.”

– Amanda Flores, Finance & Chinese major, UD Class of ’19

“The program is excellent – a huge benefit to the students, and personally satisfying to me.”

– Peter Saitis, CFO, Ecore International Inc.

“I get a real kick out of working with these incredibly talented young men and women.  It gives me a great hope that the future is very positive”

– Mary Ellen Payne, VP of Marketing & Sales – Mid-Atlantic Region (Retired), Verizon


Libby Cusack, program coordinator