Live Your Legacy with TERN Mentoring


Ways to Get Started

Here are several ways you can get involved.

  • Register as a Mentor or Mentee at
  • Learn how the TERN Mentoring platform can benefit your organization.
  • Engage TERN Mentoring to support your college or university.

Did You Know

87% of mentors and mentees feel empowered by their mentoring relationships and have developed greater confidence. (Source: Moving Ahead)

Hear from Our Mentees

We are excited to hear from our mentees how TERN Mentoring has helped them prepare for their transition from College to Career. Mentorship plays a crucial role in supporting first-generation college students by addressing the unique challenges they face and fostering their academic, personal, and professional development.

Recent Events

We are happy to host an educational session on the benefits of mentorship with your collegiate community, greek-lettered community, affinity group, or business. Many organizations approach us for insight into professional development, building a recruiting pipeline, and employee engagement.

Reach out to us at [email protected] to learn more.

Event Interest

Join Our Zoomcast Series

TERN Mentoring values the importance of sharing insight and experience with the TERN community of mentors and mentees. We spotlight thought leaders across all sectors – business, academia, etc. – and capture key insights around meaningful topics. Recent speakers shared best practices and insights on financial wellness and networking.


Students Value Mentorship

For Millennials, Gen Z, and Gen Alpha the importance of mentorship is significant.

  • Mentorship improves confidence and reduces imposter syndrome
  • Having a person other than your peer, parent, or professor to speak with is critical
  • Learning from a professional in an intentional way makes it easy to get start their mentorship journey

The Positive Impact of Mentoring on Mental Health

We recognize the power mentoring has on mental health. Here are a few ways mentorship makes a meaningful difference.

  1. Creates Connection
  2. Reduces Levels of Anxiety
  3. Increases Self-Confidence
  4. Provides Accountability
  5. Offers a Safe Space


Impact & Insights

Top Five Life Lessons College Students Learn from Mentors

In the dynamic landscape of college life, students encounter many challenges and opportunities that shape their journey toward personal and academic growth. Among the tools students employ to navigate this terrain, having a mentor emerges as a pivotal asset. Through...

Interview with Mentor & Friend Dr. Gabbin and Tina Fox, TERN Mentoring

Learn more about Dr. Gabbin here. In this Zoomcast, Tina Fox interviews Dr. Alexander Gavin, a professor at James Madison University, about his journey and his thoughts on making a difference for the greater population. Dr. Gavin discusses his belief...

Shaping the Future: How Mentorship Empowers Women to Thrive in STEM Careers

The realm of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) has long been a landscape predominantly navigated by men. However, as the winds of change usher in an era of inclusivity, women are staking their claim more than ever before. At...