Illinois Green Alliance ED&I
Mentorship Program

Illinois Green Alliance's Mentorship Program is an equity, diversity, and inclusion-focused program that seeks to diversify sustainability fields by matching professionals with college students from underrepresented groups pursuing a career in green buildings.

Created as a program of the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee in conjunction with Illinois Green Alliance volunteers, the program matches students with sustainability professionals to meet both one-on-one and as a cohort.

Key Responsibilities for Mentors and Mentees

  • Attend networking event to be matched with a mentor/mentee
  • Attend two training sessions led by Cream City Conservation
  • Complete mentor/mentee agreement
  • Meet one-on-one at regular intervals for program duration of six months (option to continue on if desired)
  • Attend monthly group meetings with mentor/mentee cohort
Applications for the 2023-2024 program will close on October 9, 2023.

Interested in mentoring a student interested in sustainability?

Become a mentor today!

Are you a student seeking guidance from a sustainability professional?

Become a mentee today!