|What can a
Mentor do for you?
- Offer support and advice in a professional environment
input and feedback for short and long term career goals
guidance in pursuit of your career decisions
- Suggest ways
to gain desired employment or internships
- Introduce you
to a network of other professionals in the industry
real world knowledge to your academic experience
What kind of interaction should you expect from your Mentor?
- An initial contact from your mentor to introduce themselves, and a phone or e-mail contact once per month to "check in" and discuss your experiences
- You may contact your mentor any time you have a career question or want to get some career advice from your mentor
- 1-2 face to face meetings per semester in your mentor’s
work environment (if available)
How will my mentor be chosen?
To apply to be a student mentee, you must fill out the Alumni
Mentor Application available in Career Services. Once applications
have been received, a committee will sort through applications
and match prospective mentees with Alumni mentors. This matching
process will be facilitated by the questions answered on
the application, so please be honest and forthright in your
Can anyone be a student mentee?
Because of the availability of mentors, all student
applications may not be accepted.
How do I apply to become a mentee?
Click here and fill out the application. You
will be notified when an appropriate Alumni Mentor has been