The MANRRS LEAD Mentoring sponsored by Smithfield Foods program will foster a prevalent culture of leadership and mentoring in the agricultural STEM and related fields that empower minority students to persist and succeed in their respective disciplines.
The virtual mentoring program will connect MANRRS students (mentees) attending land-grant and minority-serving institutions with professionals from industry and government (mentors) in one-to-one virtual mentorships that are rewarding, convenient, and effective.
The MANRRS LEAD Mentoring program will help your company maintain an ongoing and strong relationship with students by creating a branded mentoring community specifically to connect your employees and STEM students from across the country in virtual mentorships.
An Orientation is scheduled for Friday, October 15th, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM for all program participants. The program officially begins on November 1, 2021, and ends on April 1, 2022.