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The Graduate-Undergraduate Mentorship Program - Recruitment

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Hey Bruins!

The Graduate Undergraduate Mentorship Program (GUM) is currently recruiting both graduate and undergraduate student participants for the 18-19 cycle. I hope you will share this excellent opportunity with your students and communities. Please let us know if you would like a copy of the flyer as well.

GUM’s vision is to develop a unified campus by creating a bridge between graduate/professional school and undergraduate students through mentorship opportunities. Although all UCLA undergraduate students are welcome to apply to GUM, the program’s specific goal is to impact marginalized students who plan to apply to graduate programs in education, public policy, social welfare, urban planning, public health, psychology, neuroscience, sociology and humanities.

Benefits for Undergraduates:

  • Demystification of the graduate school experience and career pathways in a field of interest
  • 1:1 mentoring experience throughout an academic year, and beyond
  • Access to workshops and resources on funding and the graduate student application process

Benefits for Graduate Students:

  • Program provides an organized structure to facilitate mentoring skills
  • Leadership opportunities related to program implementation
  • Professional training development opportunities
  • The ability to give back to the Bruin community with a feasible time-commitment

Information Sessions:

  • October 30th (Tuesday) 6-7pm. Student Activity Center (SAC) Conference Room 4   (RSVP by October 28th)
  • November 7th (Wednesday) 6-7pm. Student Activity Center (SAC) Conference Room 4  (RSVP by November 5th)

If you would like to attend the GUM information session (either one), please RSVP at https://thegumprogram.eventbrite.com by the deadline so that we can provide appropriate amount of pizza for you.

Application for undergraduate students: 

Application for graduate students: 


The preferred deadline for applications is November 11, 2018 but has been extended to November 26th. You can find more information about GUM at www.gum.ucla.edu. If you have questions, please contact gum@grad.ucla.edu.