Career Mentoring

Richmond Promise Scholars have access to mentors to support them:

  • Connect with a professional in their field of interest
  • Adjust to life as a college student
  • Foster their success and reach their college degree goals

By the end of a year of mentoring, a Richmond Promise Scholar will have:

  • An updated resume and cover letter template
  • A LinkedIn Profile
  • Applied for at least 3 jobs or internships within field of study

Signup To Be A Mentor To A Student Scholar Below

Mentor Application 2021 – 2022

Thank you so much for your interest in the Richmond Promise Career Mentoring Program! This mentoring program is designed for professionals to share knowledge, skills, best practices, and perspective to foster the personal and professional growth of our Scholars. The time commitment is about one hour per month, and we are asking for at least a one-year commitment beginning July 2021. 
You can find the full description here:
You can find the full Handbook here:
If interested, please fill out this form!
***Please keep in mind if you submitted an application before, you must submit one again. The program is by academic year so there is a new cycle/programing/application each year.***
Questions? Email or text our Manager of College & Career Success Cynthia Ramirez-Parra 510-210-3790 or
Personal & Contact Information

Professional Work & Education

Program Commitment/Interest

Background Check
All applicants are required to submit a background check. This is free of charge for the applicant. The information is only available to the Richmond Promise staff and will be used to ensure the safety of Richmond Promise Scholars. We take your private information seriously. If there is anything on your background check that you wish to dispute or appeal, please reach out to Cynthia at to explain the situation. Access to the background check will be provided in an email sent directly to each applicant.

Want to mentor a Richmond Promise Scholar and support Richmond's future leaders?

Click Here to Submit an Interest Form to Become a 2021-2022 RP Mentor

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