To help prepare students for life after Monmouth through mentoring activities.
- Guide and assist students in the interview process and resume development
- Increase awareness of opportunities that benefit students professionally
- Help students develop their interpersonal, leadership, communication and team building skills
- Promote self-confidence as embodied in the mentor/mentee professional relationship
- Learn how to transform knowledge and skills from the classroom to the business world
- Engage students socially and professionally
- Mandatory information session (mentees)
- Engagement activities include: resume development; interviewing processes; shadowing; career planning; and networking
- Mentoring through phone conversation, email, Skype, LinkedIn or face-to-face
- Mentors orientation session
- Reception to formally recognize the mentors for their effort and involvement
- Gain competencies in the following areas: resume/cover letter development and mastery of interview skills
- Improve self-confidence in social and business environments
- Enhance access to career opportunities
- Develop leadership skills
- Establish competitive advantage in the business world
- Enhance students’ job preparedness in the professional job market
- Critically determine that you have the commitment to follow through the mentoring process
- Encourage your mentee to communicate openly. Open communications usually lead to creating a relaxed relationship between mentee and mentor. Such encouragement will later build the trust that is needed to promote effective mentoring activities.
- Evaluate student progress using the assessment tool provided by the core group
- Your mentor will be sharing known opportunities that are relevant to your career. Learn to listen and ask questions.
- Share with your mentor your goals and objectives for your career. Be ready to ask advice on your goals.
- Ask for feedback
- Communicate and respond promptly
- Be on time with commitments or meetings
- Be courteous. Respect your mentor.