Elevating Individuals Through Mentorship

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Much of a college student’s experience is influenced by the 3 Ps – peers, professors, and parents. Where we add value is by adding another P – professional.

Access to a professional during the collegiate experience is different and a critical relationship-building skill to begin developing early.

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When you share your knowledge and advice with someone, you can learn a lot about yourself in the process. We seek people with a Mentor’s heart, who have gone before you, and want to share and support you on this phase of your journey.

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Add mentorship to your toolkit. TERN Mentoring supports organizations by increasing engagement, creating opportunities for experiential learning, intentional succession planning, and professional development. Learn more about how we can support your group with our mentorship platform.

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Did You Know?

Employees who are involved in mentoring programs have a 50% higher retention rate than those not involved in mentoring and 93% of mentees believe their mentoring relationship was useful.

Creating Value for All Stakeholders


TERN creates a great mentorship experience through its ease of use, structure, support, and enthusiastic and committed community. As a Benefit Corporation it creates even more in its philanthropy and positive long-term societal impact.

Those who are seeking a path to mentorship, in this way, see the benefits of TERN Mentoring and why TERN Mentoring is a “WIN^8”!

Giving the Gift
of Mentorship

Interested in gifting a student or recent graduate the gift of mentorship?

The opportunity to have a mentor is a great high school or college graduation gift.

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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...