Getting Started as a High School Mentor

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


The role of a High School SME Mentor is an important one. Please review what it means to be a mentor. Next, download and complete the mentor application and return it via email to You will receive an email confirmation with the next steps for the background check process. 

Complete Your Mentor Profile

After your background check has been completed, you can return to this page, agree to terms and complete your mentor profile.


If you have any questions about our mentor program, email