Speed Mentoring

The Center, along with the Sociology Department, the Legal Studies Association and the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Student Association, organizes two speed mentoring events per year. This is an opportunity to speak one-on-one with multiple individuals who work for social justice agencies, criminal justice agencies, law firms, police departments, and not-for-profit organizations.

Event Timeline:
5:45 Student and Mentors arrive- check in at registration tables, help self to food/drink
6:00 Welcome and Mentor Intros
6:10 Round one begins
7:00 10 min break after 5 rounds, help self to food/drink
7:10 Round six begins
8:00 Round ten concludes
8:00+ Informal conversations with other mentors/mentees, help self to food/drink

Sample Questions for Mentoring Event

March 28, 2023  in Union South – Varsity Hall

Past event bios:

Past Speed Mentor Bios

Peer Mentoring

A student-led group offers informal mentoring for Criminal Justice and Legal Studies students. Learn more about the group here.

Opportunities for Mentorship

The Center for Law, Society and Justice (home of the Legal Studies and Criminal Justice Certificate Programs) is pleased to offer the following opportunities for mentorship with alumni and friends. If you are a student or potential mentor interested in participating, please contact us at

One-on-one Mentoring

For those unable to attend our speed mentoring events or looking for on-going mentoring relationships, our mentorship program matches current undergraduates in the Legal Studies Program and the Criminal Justice Certificate Program with alumni and community partners who provide career guidance and networking opportunities. The time commitment is flexible. If you would like to serve as a mentor, please contact Martine at