HMC Mentorship Program

Houston Maritime Center’s Mentoring Program, in partnership with the Institute of Marine Engineers, Scientists and Technologists (IMarEST) and Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME), is a mentoring program that aims to help students explore and plan for careers in the maritime industry by connecting them to professionals and experts.

Want to join the program?

Student Responsibilities

  • Attend all scheduled meetings and conversations
  • Stay connected with your mentor
  • Attend two Maritime Monday networking events

Time Commitment

4 months (1 school semester) (summer programs also available)


College students

Interested in being a mentor?

Email Kaleigh, the program manager, at for additional details on mentor responsibilities and for a brief interview regarding your background and maritime career specialties.

Fill out the form below to apply!

Please be as detailed as possible.
These can be career-related or personal.

Please note that we are not able to accommodate all applicants. Acceptance into this program will be based on the availability of compatible mentors.