The ITE San Francisco Bay Area Section – Students in Transportation Engineering & Planning (STEP) Mentoring Program is a one-on-one program dedicated to building long-term relationships while furthering personal growth and career development. The mentee is a college student who is paired with a mentor from which to learn and receive guidance. The mentor is a junior or senior professional who has experience in the area that the mentee is interested in developing and is willing to steward the growth of the mentee.

To become a mentor or mentee, please fill out an application (below) by November 3, 2017. For more information, please contact Bassel A. Sadek at

STEP Mentoring Program Overview

The STEP Mentoring Program is a one year commitment between the mentor and mentee. The timeline for the 2017-2018 program is as follows:

Applications – November 3, 2017 
Applications from interested mentors and mentees are due by November 3, 2017.

Selection – Mid-November
Tentative matches between mentor and mentee candidates will be made based on the mentee’s preferences and needs in late October. Mentor and mentee candidates will have the opportunity to interview each other before final matches are made in early November.

Six-Month and One-Year Evaluation Form
Mentor and mentee pairs will be asked to complete a six-month and one-year evaluation to discuss the program and provide feedback on the STEP Mentoring Program.


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Program Overview (PDF)

STEP Mentee Application (PDF)
STEP Mentor Application (PDF)