Program Overview

SME Professional Mentor Program 

SME's Professional Mentor Program connects mentors with professional mentees, allowing mentors to enhance their leadership skills and give back to the manufacturing community, while mentees get the help they need to achieve their personal, educational and professional development goals. View Brochure

Program Requirements

  • Must be an SME member in good standing.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Have availability to meet for one hour per month.

Benefits of Participating


  • Learn new perspectives.
  • Share your knowledge and expertise.
  • Pay it forward.
  • Gain insight into your strengths and weaknesses.
  • Enhance your leadership and communication skills.
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  • An educational experience focused on manufacturing and problem solving.
  • Access to peers and industry professionals through SME Connect.
  • Networking support and skill-building opportunities at local and national levels.
  • Information about technology, materials, industries and career pathways.
  • Education guidance and resources.
  • Opportunity to build long-lasting personal and professional relationships.
  • Exposure to diverse perspectives and experiences.
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