MEP Resources

MEP students can get access to the following resources:

  • Dedicated Study Room
  • Mentoring
  • Advising
  • Academic Services
  • Industry Access
  • Community-Building

Resources Details

1.Dedicated Study Room

Study Room
  • Study Room: Study space equipped with open-seating and small group study spaces,
    computer stations and lockers.
  • Quiet Room: Designated open-space study room.
2. Mentoring

Mentoring
  • Peer Mentors: Current MEP student volunteer to support incoming freshmen during
    their transition into university life at SJSU.   Upon request, newly admitted MEP students
    will be paired with an upper‐class student who will serve as a big brother/big sister
    throughout their first year.
  • Industry Mentors: MEP helps students identify and connect with professionals in the
    field who will serve as mentors for a one year period.
3. Advising

Advising
  •  Lower Division Advising:All first and second year undergraduate students will be
    assigned a MEP Peer Advisor (MPA) with whom they must meet on a
    monthly basis. MPAs become a “go to” person for student needing support or guidance on
    navigating the college system, major requirements, on‐campus resources, student life
    and involvement, and so on.
  • Transfer Advising: All first‐year transfer students will be assigned a MEP Peer Advisor
    with whom they must meet at least once per month throughout their first year at SJSU.
    MPA’s will help new transfer make a successful transition from their respective
    institutions, identify on campus resources, etc.
4. Academic Services

Academic
  • Academic advising: Services may include; course selection and registration process,
    major requirements and academic support services referrals.
  • Study Jams: Weekly study sessions often staffed with industry volunteer tutors who
    provide assistance with a variety of subjects including Math, Physics, and other
    Engineering courses.
5. Industry Access

Industry Access
  • Professional Development:                  Mock interviews, resume development, resume critiques,
    time management skills, etc.  are among tools and skills students will gain through both
    formal and informal activities.
  • Industry Networking:  Student have an opportunity to connect and network with industry
    professionals through a number of MEP sponsored activities including, information
    sessions, recruitment events, industry mixers and guided visits to Silicon Valley companies.
6. Community-Building

Community
  • Socials:  A number of recreational events organized by MEP serve to help participants
    connect with each other and form a supportive community around engineering success.