Registered for the 2019-2020 program from over 285 high schools in the Greater NY area.More About Students
Students aspiring to major an ACE-related field are strongly encouraged to apply.Read More
College alumni met with firm representatives to find out more about summer internship opportunities in NYC.Read More
Board members, mentors, school partners, and supporters joined us in observing the spectacular views of 30 Hudson Yards, as well as on tours of the Wells Fargo trading floor.Read More
The ACE Mentor Program is a not-for-profit organization that helps prepare high school students for careers in design and construction through mentoring by industry professionals. Our mission is to engage, excite and enlighten high school students to pursue careers in architecture, engineering, and construction through mentoring and to support their continued advancement in the industry.
The Student Experience
I truly love the ACE Mentor Program because it helped me reveal my true potential. My spectacular mentors guided me through challenging parts of the project and always gave me positive feedback. The mentors were extremely generous and after their usual long day of work, they would cheerfully welcome me to the afterschool program with a wide smile on their faces. ACE has taught me a vast amount of skills needed in order to become a powerful female leader in the engineering field. This program has offered me an abundance of strategies and techniques to help me thrive not only in my future career, but in life itself.- Scarlet Astudillo (Team 51), Senior, Urban Assembly School of Design and Construction (New York, NY)
The ACE Mentor Program of America has 70 affiliates in 37 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.Read More
Founded in 1994 by a group of leading architects, contractors and engineers in New York City, the program has served over 65,000 students nationwide and over 13,000 students in New York alone. Today, more than 9,000 students and 3,600 mentors participate in ACE each year in 37 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.