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

Date posted

Jul 24, 2018

Date updated

Sep 6, 2018