Make a Difference

Make a difference in the professional and personal growth of a USC Dornsife student by being a Gateway Internship Mentor. Mentors are matched with a highly motivated, academically successful student who has a summer internship. Gateway offers an organized meetings for mentors and mentees to enhance your interactions.


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Gateway Internship Program

Video by Mira Zimet and Matt Meindl

As a Gateway Internship Mentor you will:

  • Further the development of a student as a rising student professional
  • Help the student understand the professional world through your own experiences
  • Provide assistance in generating new ideas and offering perspective
  • Enhance your own skills in coaching, leadership and counseling


If you are interested in participating, please contact us at


"You end up getting more than you are actually giving."

-Leslie Berger, Gateway Mentor

  • Sonya Vanhoof, Octavio Avila
  • University of Southern California
  • USC Dana and David Dornsife
  • College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
  • 444 S. Flower Street
  • Los Angeles, California 90071