Thank you so much for your interest in being a mentee with StreetWise Partners. We use this application to ensure we make best mentee/mentor pairs possible so it is important that you answer all of the questions. Once your application is complete you will receive an email notifying you of next steps. We look forward to working with you!

Note: Due to concerns around the Coronavirus, we have cancelled our Spring Program. We plan to host a Summer Program that would run May thru August, we are still finalizing these details. Our Fall Program will begin in September as usual.
  • Please note: All applicants must attend an information session before your application will be processed. You can sign up for an information session https://streetwisepartners.org/dcmentee-information-session/

  • Wednesday Program: May 13th - Aug 12th
  • Contact Information

  • Background Information

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Please hold down the "Ctrl" button and click all of the choices that apply to you.
  • If you are a U.S. citizen select "Not Applicable"
  • Financial Information

  • Please estimate to the best of your ability
  • Please include yourself
  • This includes spouse or family members living in your home.
  • Including spouse/partner, parents, siblings, children, extended family, etc.
  • Social Services

  • Please hold down the "Ctrl" button and click all of the choices that apply to you.
    If you do not receive social services select "Not Applicable."
  • This will not affect your eligibility for the program. It will help us match you with a mentor.
  • This will not affect your eligibility for the program. It will help us match you with a mentor.
  • Employment

  • If you are not currently working select "Not Applicable"
  • If you have more than one indicate your primary employer. If you are not employed write "Not Applicable"
  • If none, write "Not Applicable"
  • Please hold down the "Ctrl" button and click all of the choices that apply to you.
    If you are not looking for work select "Not Applicable".
  • Education

  • If you are not pursuing a degree select "Not Applicable"
  • If you are not currently pursuing a degree select "Not Applicable"
  • Ex: Byte Back, YWCA, Year Up, etc.
  • Please include all that you've attended
  • Computer Skills

  • Matching Form

  • Please hold down the "Ctrl" button and click the choices that apply to you.
    Choose up to 4.
  • Please write your full name, no initials.

  • Interviewing: Discuss and practice interview techniques
    Networking: How to sell yourself, how to form and maintain relationships
    Job Search Skills: Where to look and how to apply for a job; how to follow-up on your resume or application
    Professional Communication: Verbal and written communication skills including email etiquette
    Public Speaking: Becoming more confident speaking in front of a group
    Resume Writing: what to include, formatting and language
    Project Management: Meeting deadlines, setting a schedule and making productive use of your time.

    Choose up to 4 from the list below.

  • Direct and to the point: Someone who will push you and be honest
    Honest with a soft approach: Someone who will be honest and supportive at the same time. Lead you in the right direction and give a soft push, but not push too hard.
    Coaching: Someone who has a collaborative approach to feedback and will explore all avenues until you both agree.

    Choose 1 from the list below.
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