Getting Started as a Mentee

Welcome! The SME High School Mentor Program is designed to help high school students form connections to industry members who can serve as an additional resource to education and career pathways in manufacturing. To begin, please follow the steps outlined below.

How to Participate

Enroll as a Mentee

The role of mentee is important. To learn more about the program expectations, please review what it means to be a mentee. High school students under the age of 18 must get parental signature and consent. Please download the High School Mentor Program mentee permission form, fill it out, scan it and send to 

GO DIGITAL! This option allows for a parent/guardian digital signature on the applications. It's simple and easy to use!      

Click here for high school membership and mentor application. Already an SME high school member? Click here for the mentee application.

Complete your Profile

If you are under the age of 18, you must agree to the terms and conditions and submit the parental permission. Once this is completed, you can return to this page and complete your enrollment by completing your mentee profile.

 Find a Mentor

After you complete your profile, it's time to find a mentor.


If you have any questions about our mentor program, please contact