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Welcome to the Mentoring Program at the United States Coast Guard Academy!

to world-class Coast Guard mentors for all cadets

for all cadets and mentors to develop, learn, grow, lead, and diversify  

We offer the programs below to meet your needs

Cadet Mentoring


Running September - May, a formal program where a cadet is paired for the year with a Coast Guard Mentor. Matches are based on the leadership development goals, career desires, or other needs of the cadet.

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Circle Mentoring


Targeted mentoring designed for specific high demand topic areas. Structure: a few CG experts mentor groups of interested mentees in a high interest subject matter in planned sessions lasting the academic year.

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Flash Mentoring


One-off mentoring sessions where you can seek out and request a single session with a specific mentor based on your needs and the mentor's expertise.

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USCGA Scholars Program


Running from CGAS Summer until Reporting Day, a formal program where a Coast Guard Academy Scholars are paired with current CGA cadets that serve as mentors. Matches are based on common academic backgrounds and interests.

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Academy Minority Outreach Team


Starting upon receipt appointment and lasting through graduation, a program specifically designed to provide mentoring access, support, and opportunity to underrepresented students.

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Find a mentor. When you get that mentor, reach behind you,
and grab somebody else to help them up.
BMC Malia Chasteen, USCG

Mentoring Program Manager
Mr. Tobias Olsen, Loy Institute for Leadership
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