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Our mentors inspire us every day.
Let them inspire you, too.

At Curious Cardinals, we believe college students are uniquely suited to inspire the next generation of change-makers that are looking to follow a similar path.

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Curious Cardinals mentors and co-founder Audrey Wisch
MENTORS JACK AND CHANCE WITH OUR CEO, AUDREY, AT BROWN UNIVERSITY

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT OF ALL OUR MENTORS

Passion

Enthusiasm that jumps through the screen. Confidence about what you love and an ability to inspire your students.

Expertise

Demonstrated experience and boundless intellectual curiosity.

Inclusivity

An open mindset, with the ability to listen to different perspectives and accommodate every student.

Professionalism

Responsibility, reliability, and commitment.

290

active
mentors

15k+

total hours
mentored

39

colleges
& universities
BRYNN HAS BEEN A CURIOUS CARDINALS MENTOR SINCE 2020 AND ATTENDS STANFORD UNIVERSITY.

Imagine you’re going to be on the cover of your favorite magazine, what would your dream headline be?

Listen to Brynn, a sophomore at Stanford University, speak about her dream headline. If you, or your student, are struggling to answer this question Curious Cardinals is here to help. We believe in helping students find the spark that unlocks their potential, curiosity, or even willingness to go further than they can imagine on their own.

If your middle school asked you to come back and teach a group of kids for one day, what would you teach?

If you can’t explain it, then you haven’t understood it well enough. Teaching is an act of distillation, searching across the bounds of an idea and distilling it down to it’s essence. Listen to Benjamin, a sophomore at Stanford University studying Bioengineering, speak on the topics he’s passionate about teaching.

BENJAMIN HAS BEEN A CURIOUS CARDINALS MENTOR SINCE 2020 AND ATTENDS STANFORD UNIVERSITY.

how mentors can help

Passionate mentor + Fun topic + Practical skills = Engaged student

Our education team has designed resources and tools for learning that help mentors combine a student’s natural passion (even if they don’t know they have one) with the skills needed to be successful. Whether success means doing well in school or being personally fulfilled.

What our mentors are
passionate about:

  • social media
  • video games
  • sustainability
  • rockets
  • politics
  • sports
  • cosmetics
  • crypto
  • entrepreneurship
  • fashion
  • healthcare
  • finance

Practical skills mentors are
equipped to teach:

  • public speaking
  • writing
  • coding
  • multi-media design
  • research
  • analytics
  • engineering
  • leadership
  • negotiation
  • communication
  • investing
  • marketing

Academic subjects mentors
can support:

  • math
  • history
  • languages
  • science
  • creative art
  • computer science
  • economics

We could keep going but we’d rather get to know your student and find the perfect mentor to help them achieve their goals.

Our mentor matching process is our secret sauce, but it’s not rocket science.

The onboarding questionnaire is designed to identify
all of the possible connection points between a mentor and a student. The more connection points, the better the match.