What should I expect in my first year at OSU?

  • FST Peer Mentors will contact incoming freshmen and new transfer students to introduce themselves
  • Your mentor is an FST student and has been in your shoes before. Ask them about classes, professors, where to eat, or anything else
  • FST Peer Mentors will invite you to fun events throughout the year
  • These events will help acquaint you with the Food Science and Technology Department and it’s a great way to meet other students in your major
  • You’ll also be able to gain hands-on experience in the pilot plants before your first food science course

What are the benefits of being a FST Peer Mentor?

  • Strengthen leadership skills while connecting with students, faculty, & external stakeholders throughout the department
  • Serve as a resource for newer students and share your experiences adapting to FST & The Ohio State University
  • Increased involvement in departmental activities and additional scholarship opportunities
  • Interested in being a FST Peer Mentor? Learn more here