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Become a Mentor


Join Our Mentor Network


The Chicago Connectory strongly supports its community by providing the necessary resources for business growth. One of the most important offers is having a peer-to-peer mentoring connection. At the Chicago Connectory, we are proud to offer a mentoring program where we connect our members to mentors that provide their time and expertise in their field on a voluntary basis.


Being a Mentor is a Chance for You to:

  • Share your expert knowledge with peers who face challenges as they continue their journey with growing their careers.

  • Open the door for new opportunities and partnerships for those who have the hunger to learn.

  • Build strong professional relationships, expand your network, and give back to the community.


As part of the mentor program, the chicago connectory provides:


  • Space for mentors to meet with community members
  • A platform for mentors and community members to connect and schedule meetings
  • Further networking events and opportunities for mentors to connect

Frequently asked questions:


Who can sign up to become a mentor?

Everyone is invited to submit an application to become a mentor by filling out the form below. Applicants can expect a response within 2 business days. With the Chicago Connectory being an IoT focused co-working space, we prioritize those who are experts in this field.


How do mentors meet with peers?

Scheduling is entirely up to the mentor using their own platform, and their availability. We highly recommend people to apply to become a mentor who have frequent office/meeting hours available in order to be accessible to our members. Peer-to-peer mentor meetings are allowed to occur in the Chicago Connectory space as well.

What makes a good mentor at the Chicago Connectory?
As an IoT focused space, we are looking for subject matter experts in IoT technology and business directly related to IoT(Cloud Development, Software Development, Industrial Design, etc.)

Once a mentor application is submitted, reviewed and approved by the Chicago Connectory team, the applicant will be notified of next steps.

Mentor Application

We are excited that you are interested in becoming a mentor for the Chicago Connectory community. After submitting this form, the Chicago Connectory team will review your application and respond as soon as possible. If accepted, your profile will be listed on our member portal with your contact information so community members can reach out to schedule a meeting with you. All mentoring is provided on a voluntary basis. Mentors are not compensated for providing their services to the Chicago Connectory community.
















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