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Faculty Mentor Program (FMP)

The Faculty Mentor Program helps students of all majors build valuable relationships with UC San Diego faculty, develop research skills, and envision a future in graduate or professional school. The program is open to students with Junior or Senior standing, and research is conducted in Winter and Spring quarters.

FMP Offers Students


A structured academic environment to interact and work with academic experts in their field and receive constructive feedback and guidance.


The opportunity to hone their research skills either by assisting a professor in his/her research, or designing their own project to work on throughout the academic year.

Professional Development

Workshops and resources to refine the writing and communications skills that will critical in graduate or professional school and beyond.

Students: Apply

We are accepting applications through January 31, 2020

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Faculty: Becoming a Mentor

Find out how FMP works and how to register as a mentor.

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FMP Symposium

Faculty Mentor Program students in the 2019-2020 cohort will display their work at our annual FMP Symposium.

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Contact Us

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Contact: Claire Kim
Zoom appointment:
Location: Student Center Building B, 1st Floor (please check in at AEP front desk)