Benefits for Undergraduates (Mentees)
Exposure to ongoing ocean, earth and environmental science research in Hawai‘i and beyond (including opportunities to participate in research cruises, laboratory work, etc.).
Exposure to different possible career pathways in the ocean, earth and environmental sciences, and access to jobs and professional development.
Support, advice, skills, and encouragement to achieve success as an undergraduate in SOEST. This includes free tutoring and assistance with preparing applications for paid summer research internships, scholarships, and graduate school.
Benefits for Graduate Students (Mentors)
Professional development training on mentoring undergraduate students, with a special focus on Native Hawaiian and other underrepresented groups.
Exposure to Native Hawaiian and other underrepresented cultures in Hawai‘i