The Center for Workforce Development (CWD) offers career preparation opportunities in the form of mentorships to students pursuing careers in the health and human services fields. MentorCHHS pairs each student in a formal, structured partnership with a mentor in their field of study throughout the academic year. CWD offers this opportunity to students interested in careers in social work, public health, healthcare administration, clinical research, Doctor of Nursing Practice and healthcare professions (medicine, pharmacy, optometry, dental, veterinary medicine etc.)

MentorCHHS connects students with experienced professionals to further prepare them for the workforce. These mentorship programs also build relationships between UNCW and local professionals by providing opportunities for engagement. 

2022-23 MentorCHHS Program

In 2022-2023, Mentors and Students will meet at least once per month to work toward the goals set by the student related to their career.  

Applications are due by Tuesday, September 20, 2022. Please email with any questions. 

MentorCHHS Application (for mentees and mentors) »

2020-2021 MentorCHHS Program

Mentors: Thank you for being a mentor to a UNCW student. We appreciate the time, effort, and support that you provide to our students and program. Please take a moment to complete this evaluation to help us improve our programs.