Mission Statement

The MSU Denver Community of Mentorship Professionals and Student Scholars (COMPASS) program is committed to supporting underserved students’ academic persistence by supplementing classroom education with career readiness and development experience. We strive to expand student access and success in high demand industries.



The COMPASS Program connects you with industry professionals in your area of study.

COMPASS is a year-long opportunity that offers:

  • Professional mentorship
  • Networking opportunities
  • Dedicated career development staff support
  • Job shadowing opportunities
  • $125 Amazon Gift card upon completion of requirements
  • And more!

Interested? Discover your path by joining COMPASS.


Registration & Eligibility

COMPASS is a year-long program that runs during the Fall and Spring Semesters.

Program Eligibility

To participate in COMPASS, you must:

  1. Be a current MSU Denver student.
  2. Complete the COMPASS Program registration form by clicking the box below.

Registration Deadline: September 20, 2023

Did you miss the registration deadline? Complete our Interest Form and our staff will reach out when registration next opens or if we have an open spot for the current academic year.

Are you an employer interested in becoming a mentor?

Please contact [email protected] to designate your interest.


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Spring 2022 Mentor

“Mentorship is an opportunity to share knowledge, experience and appreciation with another individual. It is a mutual experience and that is exactly what COMPASS did. I enjoyed my time with my mentee; learning about [their] hobbies, passions, and hopes for the future.”

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Spring 2022 Mentor

“It was a great way to get involved, not only with MSU Denver students, but with my colleagues. I actually met a couple people I had never had a chance to connect with before this opportunity.”

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Spring 2023 Mentee

"The COMPASS program has helped me by opening small doors to the career that I want to follow. My mentor has supported me by offering me different perspectives of her work industry and giving me ideas on possible jobs that I can begin working as a college student. I am very thankful for this program due to the opportunity that I have."


Student Contact:

Eunice Reyes (she/her)  

  • Equity and Career Success Coordinator

Employer/Mentor Contact:

Eboni Nash (she/her)

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Program Manager