Sep 5 2018

IGNITE Mentor Application Deadline

September 5, 2018

Are you a current UIC student looking to find a leadership role?
Are you driven to make a difference on campus and off?
Do you want to play a pivotal role in a peer’s journey at UIC?

UIC Student Leadership and Civic Engagement is accepting applications for Student Mentors to help guide the leadership exploration of first- and second-year UIC students in the IGNITE Leadership Experience. The ideal mentor will have some leadership experience and, most importantly, be committed to engaging with leadership on a personal, academic, and professional level. IGNITE Student Mentors will gain confidence in their interpersonal, facilitation, and advising skills – all critical areas of need for graduate school and the workforce.

Requirements for IGNITE Leadership Experience – Student Mentors:

  • Must be in at least your 2nd year of undergrad.
  • Must commit to attending every IGNITE Leadership Experience session on Wednesday nights from 3:45pm-6pm beginning September 19 until October 31.
  • Must attend Student Mentor training on September 12 from 4pm-6pm.
  • Have a passion for helping other students find their place at UIC.

Student Mentor applications are accepted on a rolling basis until September 5. To apply, visit:

Due to the nature of the program, any class/work/personal time conflict that overlaps with the program schedule makes you ineligible for participation. Please consider applying next term.


Dom Belcaster
(312) 996-4500

Date posted

Jul 24, 2018

Date updated

Sep 6, 2018