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I want to understand how I can apply my degree in the professional world

Learn more about the program

How Alicia Ramirez found a mentor with the 100k Mentor Challenge

Here's how we find you the perfect mentor

It all begins with a portfolio of potential candidates

A quick, interactive sign up enables us to understand your preferences and bring you a group of 2-6 top matches.

Where do the mentors come from?

Mentors are employees who come from a wide variety of companies ranging from unicorn startups to Fortune 500 companies with a diverse array of professional experiences.

What is a mentor portfolio?

Your custom portfolio is selected based on 25 different variables. It represents the professionals who we feel can help you the most.

How much does it cost?

The program is completely free for you. We wanted to have the greatest impact possible and we didn’t want cost to be a barrier.

Deanna Jones, Baker Hughes

You are connected to industry professionals

Eric Severson, Neiman Marcus Group

Stefanie Tsen, Neiman Marcus Group



Thousands of professionals are waiting to help you successfully take the next step.


Potential Matches

We have partnered with companies from a diverse set of industries to ensure we can help you regardless of your major.



We find you the perfect match. And you can have multiple matches over your college career.

Larry Deutsch, DVK

Kelsey Cavanaugh, Protiviti

How do you choose my mentor?

We combine your portfolio rankings with the portfolio rankings of the other mentors/mentees and then optimize who fits best with whom.

What if I don't like my selection?

We encourage you to try to work with your mentor, but sometimes the connection is not there, so just contact us and we will get you set up with another mentor (limits apply).

What are the commitments?

As a mentee, you are required to come prepared to each session and meet with your mentor once a month during a Season.

Tracy Preston, Neiman Marcus Group

Mentors meet with you throughout a four month Season

Paths to guide your discussions

We built a series of guides to support your discussions, laying the foundation for the relationship to thrive.

Learn from top industry professionals

Gain the insight and advice you need to help you determine where you want to go and secure your first job.

Just one hour a month can change your life

See & Feel the Impact

Working with my mentor completely changed my decision on what I wanted to do. Without their support, I could not have made the change, but looking back on it, I am so happy that I did.

Anton S.

What happens at the end of a Season?

At the end of a Season, you have the option of continuing with your match or requesting another match.

What if I am too busy next Season?

We know things can get hectic with classes which is why we have created an option for you to take a Season or two off whenever you need.

Can I stay connected with my mentor after the program?

Yes. We hope you build a long term bond with your mentor and that they can help you for many years to come.

Meet some incredible people along the way...

Are you ready to to start building your personal board of directors?