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Coleman Mentorship Program
Coleman Mentorship Program
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  alumni and community members, 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 

Join the Mentorship Program

Click on one of the links below to get started. Once you submit your application, you will be contacted via email regarding next steps. Applications are reviewed every Friday.

Sign up to be a mentee

Sign up to be a mentor

  • 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.

Questions? Contact the Coleman Entrepreneurship Center at or call (312) 362-8625.