Creating a welcoming environment for students

Team Culture

  • Encourage (require) cameras to be on for all meetings

  • Guest visits to Purdue

    • We welcome you to visit Purdue. The students love meeting their mentor(s) in person.

    • Start planning dates as soon as possible.

    • Guest suite in Hillenbrand is available at no charge for overnight stays.

  • Student visits to corporate partners

    • Students love visiting the corporate partner facilities. We coordinate visits all academic year.

  • Company branded swag

Team Warmups

  • Weekly team question to start the meeting that helps students get comfortable speaking with the group.

  • Mentors should participate too.

  • Examples include favorite sport, favorite season, favorite cereal, etc.