Mentorship/Career Networking Program

DSCN1502_webCollege of Nursing Alumni Mentors assist other Gator Nurse alumni and current students explore career options and provide networking leads and general advice. You will help others become familiar with the area and what it is like to work in a particular nursing-related career field. By completing the form below, you are agreeing to share your knowledge as a mentor to current College of Nursing students and new alumni. Alumni Mentors will have a profile that is accessible to potential mentees to view. Potential mentees who are interested in reaching out to you will be provided with your indicated preferred method of contact (phone or email) to initiate the mentorship relationship.

Volunteer/Mentor Expectations:

  • Maintain a current mentor profile and updated method of contact in our Mentorship “Look Book” which is accessible to our student mentees.
  • Respond to current student requests within a reasonable timeframe (within one week)
  • Exercise patience with students at different academic/professional development stages
  • Communicate honestly, but respectfully, with mentees
  • Represent the program and institution with integrity

If you have questions or would like to learn more about serving as an alumni mentor, please contact the College of Nursing Development & Alumni Affairs Office at 352-273-6409 or via e-mail at


“By shadowing an alumni mentor at UF Health, it allowed me to see that I really wanted to focus on women’s health and direct my path to graduate school. I am so grateful for the mentorship program!!”

  • Jenny Joseph, BSN Class of 2017

“Shadowing a nurse on the unit made me so excited about my future career that I ended up working on that unit and I now want to mentor other students and help them.”

  • Tyler Juhan, BSN Class of 2015


Mentor Volunteer Form

If you are interested in serving as a mentor to current UF College of Nursing students and recent graduates, please complete this form. We will use the information you provide to find a mentee who will be compatible to your specialty, area of interest or geographic region for networking opportunities.

  • Please note: We will only share the contact information of your preferred method of contact with compatible mentee(s).
  • Please provide your geographic region for networking opportunities.
  • Please list any keywords that relate to your experience or qualifications as a nursing mentor.
  • Max. file size: 125 MB.