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Integrity Mentors

Integrity Mentors are the core personnel in the Integrity Mentorship Program (IMP). IMP is an educational opportunity offered to students who are otherwise facing suspension from the University for an integrity violation. Students who have been through IMP or other forms of Academic Integrity Training are especially encouraged to apply!

  • Do you want to get involved on campus?
  • Are you looking to gain leadership experience?
  • Do you enjoy working with other students and helping others?
  • Do you care about maintaining integrity on the UC San Diego campus?
  • Do you want to learn more about the academic integrity policy and procedures?
  • Do you want to do all of the above plus more while having fun and making great new friends?

Our Integrity Mentors help advise students, receive awesome leadership experience, gain a supportive community, and feel the satisfaction of making a difference and helping their peers.

Role of Mentors

Under the supervision of AI Office Career Staff, Mentors are assigned to mentees and are responsible for mentoring and coaching these mentees over several weeks to help them achieve the learning objectives of the program. Mentors are responsible for:
  • Evaluating mentee achievement of the learning objectives
  • Keeping notes on mentees’ progress
  • Providing mentees feedback on their learning and development
  • Communicating with the mentees both in and outside of their scheduled mentoring sessions
  • Keeping AIO Career Staff apprised of any concerns with mentees
  • Attending regular trainings and meetings
Mentors may also participate in outreach and other forms of educational programming.


  • Be responsible, honest, fair, trustworthy and respectful 
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Command authority while maintaining professionalism and respect 
  • Maintain integrity under stressful conditions and in environments with the potential of conflicts of interest 
  • Have the ability to work independently 
  • Familiarity with campus resources and policies is a bonus 
  • Pay UC San Diego student services fees each quarter working 


Integrity Mentors develop: 

  • Their capacity for leadership by stimulating integrity dialogues and challenging unethical conduct 
  • Communication skills by presenting to diverse audiences, small and large 
  • Ethical decision-making strategies 
  • A sense of personal, professional, and institutional ethics and their complicated intersection 
  • Program development skills 
  • Awesome resumes and experiences to relay in graduate/ professional school and employment interviews! 

Interested in Applying?

Please email if you are interested in learning more and applying!