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Coleman Mentorship Program

Make your startup a reality by connecting with a mentor

The Coleman Mentorship Program offers more than 50 mentors who can help take your business to the next level. Our mentors are experts in a range of fields — entrepreneurship, marketing, law, web design, finance and more.

Open to all DePaul students and alumni, the mentorship program will give you:

  • One-on-one access to experienced entrepreneurs and business executives
  • Ideas and feedback on your business concept, strategy or venture
  • Best practices for running your business
  • Insight into specific industries or markets
  • The opportunity to broaden your network

"The Coleman Mentorship Program has been key to understanding how I’d like to move forward with my business. The Coleman Center understood the direction I wanted to go in and matched me with a mentor who had incredible experience and enthusiasm to hear about Damned Damsels."

Meghan (MA ‘19)
Co-founder and CEO, Damned Damsels

Meghan, CEO and co-founder of Damned Damsels 

To get started, join StartupTree at the link below and browse a list of mentors approved by the Coleman Center. Questions? Contact the Coleman Center at cec@depaul.edu or call (312) 362-8625.


Mentee Responsibilities

  • Register in advance for each appointment. You may only schedule one appointment initially with each Coleman mentor.
  • Submit a pre-qualification form ahead of the meeting, which is then shared with the mentor.
  • Honor the commitment and appear on time for the appointment.
  • Come prepared and conduct the conversation professionally.
  • Failure to appear for an appointment or provide adequate notice of a cancellation may preclude you from participating in the program in the future.