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We are thrilled to announce the 2021 ACE GNY Mentor of the Year is Jonah Schatz of ZGF Architects! Click the button to read more about Jonah.Click here
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.
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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)
August 12, 2021 I never thought my first internship would be at one of the largest project development and construction groups in the world, let alone working on a $4 billion project. My summer as an Engineer Intern in Project Management with Skanska USA Building was one of the most rewarding and eye-opening experiences that taught me more about the...Read More
We are pleased to announce Jonah Schatz, AIA, NCARB Architect at ZGF Architects as the 2021 ACE GNY Mentor of the Year! Jonah is a mentor on Team 7 and has been mentoring for three years. Jonah is being recognized for his positive attitude, attentiveness to students and diligence. His fellow mentors say that “he always brings a positive atmosphere in our ACE sessions.” Jonah “cultivates relationships with the mentee, pushing for not just service-level understanding but in-depth understanding.” We...Read More
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 more than 77,000 students nationwide and over 14,000 students in New York alone. Today, more than 13,000 students and 4,100 mentors participate in ACE each year in 37 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.