Mentoring and Outreach Program (BE/Bi/CNS/NB 197)
BE/Bi/CNS/NB 197. Mentoring and Outreach. Units to be arranged, up to 12 units per year, taken in any term, usually 3 units per term and not more than 6 in a single term. In consultation with, and with the approval of, a faculty advisor (usually the student's academic advisor) and the Caltech Center for Teaching, Learning, and Outreach, students may obtain credit for engaging in volunteer efforts to promote public understanding of science; to mentor and tutor young people and underserved populations; or to otherwise contribute to the diversity, equity, and inclusiveness of the scientific enterprise. Students will be required to fill out short pre- and post-outreach activity forms to describe their proposal and to report on the results. Students may petition their option representative (graduate students) or academic advisor (undergraduate students) if they seek credits beyond the 12-unit limit. Offered pass/fail. Instructors: Staff.