The mentor is a practicing engineer or a senior staff assigned by the host organization to supervise the student during his COOP assignment. His duties are as follows:
- To set up a working plan for the student and forward it to the COOP advisor.
- To ensure adequate professional development for the student during his training.
- To guide the student in preparing his reports and ensures that the student is submitting his progress reports on time.
- To evaluate the student and fill up the employer evaluation form after the second and forth months of training and send them to the COOP office at the deanship of students affairs.