The Physical Sciences Undergraduate Mentoring Program (PSUM) connects current undergraduate students with business and science professionals. The goal is to expose students to career and networking opportunities. Mentors coach students in career and academic decisions. To learn about how the program works, click here.


  • Receive career and academic advice
  • Learn about different jobs, career paths, and industries
  • Explore new ideas and areas of interest
  • Develop a professional network
  • Enhance your professional and communication skills, and learn business conduct
  • View Mentor Profiles
  • Student Sign up
  • Benefit from an enriching volunteer experience to serve as a guide and resource to an undergraduate science student
  • Gain coaching and mentoring skills
  • Networking opportunities with other alumni and industry leaders
  • Connect with the School of Physical Sciences
  • Become a Mentor
News and Events
Student Registration Period 
September 1, 2017 - September 28, 2017
PSUM Program Mandatory Orientation for Students 
October 20, 2017, 4:30pm-6:30 pm (Location: DCE Room 3050)
Mentor/Student Interview 
October 20, 2017, 6:30-8:00 pm (Location: Yosemite Ballroom, DCE-Division of Continuing Education, map)
Meet and Greet Reception 
November 14, 2017, 6:00-8:00 pm at the Newkirk Alumni Center
PSUM Team Building Event 
February 2018, Location TBD
PSUM Year End Reception 
April 2018, Location TBD