Each Puente student is matched with a Mentor who is a professional in the local community. Mentors share their knowledge and experiences with students and provide a window into “real life” work environments. The network of trained Puente Mentors provides many resources for the Puente students, their families, their colleges, and the community.
At SCC, we are very fortunate to have a large Mentor pool with a wide variety of careers represented. Mentors often accompany us on cultural trips and serve as guest speakers in our HCD courses. Many students and Mentors continue their relationship after the academic year.