The Graduate-Undergraduate Mentorship Program at UCLA – Deadline: 11/26/18

The Graduate-Undergraduate Mentorship (GUM) Program at UCLA is extending the application deadline for graduate students. GUM provides mentoring practice, training, and professional development opportunities for graduate students.


GUM matches graduate students with undergraduate students based off academic interests and similar characteristics. Once matched, graduate students will have the opportunity to mentor students interested in learning more about graduate school and the application process in the following fields: education, humanities, neuroscience, psychology, public health, public policy, sociology, social welfare, and urban planning. GUM’s specific goal is to impact marginalized students (e.g. first generation, undocumented, queer, underrepresented ethnic communities, etc.), who plan to apply to graduate programs in the mentioned fields above.


Benefits of being a GUM Mentor:

  • Professional development (Training and practices of mentoring skills and other related skills)
  • Leadership opportunities related to program implementation
  • The ability to give back to the Bruin community with a feasible time-commitment
  • Networking to a larger campus community and familiarity with campus resources
  • Life-fulfillment and fun! Mentoring is important and really enjoyable!


Information Session (lunch will be provided):

  • November 21st (Wednesday) 12:15-1:00pm. Student Activity Center (SAC) Conference Room #4
  • Please RSVP


Application for Graduate Students:

  • Graduate students who are interested in mentoring undergraduate students to apply to graduate school in one of the fields:education, humanities, neuroscience, psychology, public health, public policy, sociology, social welfare, or urban planning are all encouraged to apply!
  • Please apply at
  • The extended deadline for graduate students isNovember 26, 2018.


If you have questions, please contact Thank you and we look forward to your application!

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