Why Should I Join the Mentor Program?
What can I do
with my degree?
Should I go to graduate
or professional school?
Where do I see
myself in five years?
Learn From Experts
- Initiating and maintaining contact with your mentor.
- Setting realistic expectations regarding method and frequency of communication with your mentor.
- Communicating clearly your interests and needs, and working with your mentor to set realistic goals.
- Working with your mentor to achieve a specific goal.
- Receiving career and academic advice and constructive feedback about personal and professional skills.
- Learning about specific jobs, career paths, industries, and organizational cultures.
- Pursuing networking opportunities.
- Listening to your mentor.
Steps for Completing the Mentee Application
Complete Your Mentee Profile
Register at your earliest opportunity to participate in the program by completing your Mentee Profile Form below. Mentee registration opens Monday, September 16 and goes through Friday, October 11, 2019.
Review Potential Mentors
Review all posted mentor profiles to become familiar with potential mentors with whom you may be interested in being matched. Check back often, as additional mentors are continually added.
Encouraged to Attend the Mentor Program Kickoff Event
Mentors and mentees will have an opportunity to meet one another through an interactive speed networking activity. We request that you make a special effort to attend this event and meet mentors who you may be interested in being matched with. SAVE THE DATE: Wednesday, October 16, 2019.
Return Online to Indicate Your Top 3 Choices
Once you decide your top three choices for your potential mentor, return to your profile to complete this online process by indicating your choices in order of preference. DEADLINE: Thursday, October 31, 2019.
Contact Your Mentor
Once a match has been confirmed through the Mentor Program, you will be notified by email with the results. We recommend you then initiate contact with your mentor.
Encouraged to Attend Networking Night #1
This event will give mentees a chance to meet and network with other mentors regardless of being matched with them. It’s all about making connections! SAVE THE DATE: Thursday, January 16, 2020.
Encouraged to Attend Networking Night #2 and Wrap-Up Party
Date and details to come.
The partnership between mentor and student is built upon trust, respect, and professionalism.
- Mentee Registration opens on Monday, September 16 and runs through Tuesday, October 15.
- Register for the Mentor Program Kickoff Event on Wednesday, October 16.
- Select your Top 3 Mentor choices beginning Thursday, October 17 through Thursday, October 24.
- Register* for the Mentor Program Networking Night #1 on Thursday, January 16, 2020.
- Register* for the Mentor Program Networking Night #2 – date to be determined.
* Registration not yet open.