Becoming an NHRI Leadership Mentor

Vinny Malene, Head Interviewer for NHRI.

FAQs about Becoming a NHRI Leadership Mentor

Q: What year in school do you need to be to serve as a NHRI Leadership Mentor?

A: NHRI primarily seeks Freshman and Sophomore students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (with a few students from Nebraska Wesleyan). The purpose of selecting students early in their college career is to give them at least two years to develop a strong relationship with their Leadership Mentee.

Q: What qualifications do you look for in a NHRI Leadership Mentor?
A: NHRI seeks outstanding leaders who have high human relations capital (the capacity to positively influence and develop relationships with others), allowing them to maximize the strengths of their Leadership Mentee.

Q: How do I become a NHRI Leadership Mentor?
A: All interested students can attend an information session conducted by the NHRI Lead Interviewer, Vinny Malene.  Vinny & will hold information sessions to inform prospective students about NHRI Leadership Mentoring and the process of becoming a Leadership Mentor, and will schedule interviews with interested students following each information session.  If you have any questions about NHRI selection, you can email Vinny at

Q: When can I become a NHRI Leadership Mentor? 
A: Informational sessions will be held starting the first full week of November.  For more information, contact Vinny at

Scheduled Informational Sessions
Monday, November 18th 2019 9:00 - 10:00 pm BURN 107
Sunday, December 8th 2019 4:00 - 5:00 pm BURN 107
Monday, January 13th 2020 9:00 - 10:00 pm BURN 107
Thursday, January 16th 2020 8:00 - 9:00 pm BURN 107