UC Merced Internal Audit Mentorship Program

Program Description

The UC Merced Office of Internal Audit and the Professional Development Unit are proud to present the first Internal Audit Mentorship Program. This program is an ideal learning opportunity for employees at UC Merced to gain invaluable field experience and to develop the skill set necessary to develop in their careers at UC Merced. As an internal audit mentee, UC Merced employees will be able to work closely with the Director of Internal Audit to analyze various aspects of our university’s operations to test the strength and reliability of our critical internal controls. Mentees will spend time in the various UC Merced facilities/satellite locations depending on project schedules.

Significant Benefits of an Internal Audit Mentorship Program

  • Growing professionals in a systematic manner to ensure high standards and wisdom in the university
  • Sharing of knowledge/experiences
  • Accelerate empowerment
  • Improved skills, confidence, and judgment for mentees
  • Assist UC Merced to develop and retain talent

Benefits to UC Merced

Employees throughout the campus learn a systematic way to evaluate risks, improve operations, and strengthen internal controls. Employees will gain understanding about different areas of the University which will improve understanding of how each department affects the whole campus.

Benefits to mentees

  • Provides an opportunity to the Mentee to formally identify strengths, weaknesses, gaps, and needs of each department.
  • Increases self-confidence
  • Increases participant’s ability to fulfill his/her role
  • Assists participants in growing self-awareness
  • Assists participants in clarifying career direction and progressing in career goals
  • Assists in the development of participant’s skills and knowledge

UC Merced Competencies

The Internal Audit Mentorship Program addresses the following UC Merced Competencies:












More Information

Program Details, Requirements and Responsibilities
Steps to Join the Program
Application for Internal Audit Mentorship (Intelforms)