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Supervisor Participation Requirements

Student Success Internship Supervisor Requirements

  • Each department must submit a project proposal. The 2021-22 proposal process is now open.

If selected, the following are program mentor/supervisor requirements:

  • Hold bi-weekly meetings with student.

  • Be accessible to the student.

  • Provide the project guidance, feedback, education and training.

  • Engage the student’s professional curiosity questions, skills development and professional growth needs.

  • Provide the student with an orientation to the department (e.g., programs, services, interaction with the broader university system).

  • Complete student and program assessments.

  • Identify projects that have an identifiable result or product at the end of the student’s assignment.

  • Support the student through the different stages of project execution and development.

  • Monitor and ensure that the student has a primary role in the coordination and implementation of the project and that the student has a professional or paraprofessional level of responsibility.

  • Complete an iproject contract and learning agreement with the student. Both will be provided at the mandatory supervisor orientation. 

  • Ensure that the student’s efforts are devoted to skill cultivation: leadership, team building, decision-making, communication, project completion and other professional skills.

Submit Your Proposal:

The call for project proposals for the 2021-22 year is now closed. The deadline to submit a proposal was Friday, August 27th, 2021 at 5:00 pm (PST) 

Learn more about the last year's SSI projects: https://hire.ucmerced.edu/ssi/showcase

If for any reason you have trouble completing the application, please contact us at bobruba@ucmerced.edu.