Applications are now closed!

Applications to Become a Mentor in the International Leadership & Mentorship Program 2023-2024 are now closed.

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As a mentor, you will have a multitude of opportunities to:

  • Develop hands-on skills
    Improve and develop your skills in mentorship, event planning, public speaking, teamwork, leadership, cross-cultural communication and more.
  • Mentor new international students
    Get matched with new international students whom you'll mentor as they transition to CapU and Vancouver.
  • Connect
    Expand your social and professional network. Make new friends from across the globe.
  • Lead
    Join a compassionate and driven network of approximately 25-30 Mentors with whom you’ll plan, promote and organize social, cultural and educational events and activities.
  • Enhance your professional portfolio
    Receive a co-curricular record and a certificate of completion after two terms which you can then add to your resume.
  • Receive ongoing training and coaching
    Participate in a two-day mandatory Mentor Training plus receive coaching, professional development and support throughout your program involvement.

Please read the International Leadership and Mentorship Program agreement before submitting:

  1. I understand that as part of the application process, my academic and non-academic conduct records with Cap U Student Affairs will be reviewed and I consent to this exchange of information for the purposes of ascertaining my qualifications as a peer mentor.
  2. I understand that at any time during my participation in the program, I can contact International Student Engagement, Centre for International Experience via iengage@capilanou.ca, with any concerns, problems or issues.
  3. I agree that at any time I need to remove myself from the program, I will immediately contact International Student Engagement, Centre for International Experience via iengage@capilanou.ca.
  4. I understand that as a mentor, I must meet all the basic requirements of the program, which includes a minimum time commitment of two terms, in order to complete and receive the International Leadership and Mentorship Program Certificate and a validation on my co-curricular record.


Have questions?

Wong and Trainor Centre for International Experience

International Engagement
604 986 1911, ext. 7914