2024 Student Competition Mentorship


Thank you for considering mentoring for this year's CFSEI Student Competition. We are excited that you are in alignment with our objective to foster excitement about cold-formed steel design.

Competition Details

  • Competition will launch in August 2024
  • Intent to participate document due by students no later than November 1, 2024
  • Mentors will be assigned no later than November 15, 2024
  • Submission due from students no later than January 17, 2025

Mentor Requirements

Professional Experience and Expertise:

  • Industry Knowledge: Extensive experience in cold-formed steel design, including practical application and theoretical understanding.
  • Project Experience: Involvement in relevant projects that utilize cold-formed steel in design and construction.

Interpersonal Skills

  • Communication: Strong verbal and written communication skills to explain complex concepts clearly.
  • Active Listening: Ability to listen to students’ ideas and concerns, providing thoughtful feedback.
  • Patience and supportiveness: Patience in guiding students through their learning and project development process.

Commitment and Availability

  • Willingness to commit time: Mentors must be willing to support the competition by dedicating time to preparation, meetings, and review sessions as needed.

Application Process

  • Submit application by Friday October 4, 2024.
  • By submitting application, you are confirming your commitment to the student competition and adherence to these mentor guidelines.
  • Mentors will be selected based on proximity to student.
  • Selected mentors will be notified no later than November 15, 2024.
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