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Supervisor Participation Requirements

Student Success Internship Supervisor Requirements

  • Each department must submit a project proposal. The 2024-25 proposal process opens to the campus community of August 5th, 2024. Click here to submit a project proposal: (coming soon)

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 2024-25 year opens on August 5th, 2024. The deadline to submit a proposal was Thurs, August 29th, 2024 at 5:00 pm (PST) 

If for any reason you have trouble completing the application, please contact us at adiazmireles2@ucmerced.edu.