Mentoring Program

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The goal of the program is to bring undergraduate engineering students and alumni together for an exchange of information on education, professionalism, aspirations and ideas. These relationships provide a learning experience for students outside the classroom, where they have a chance to see the opportunities that a professional environment has in store for them.

How the Mentor Program can benefit you:

  • Receive help and suggestions overall, Career/Life advice
  • Learn about experiences that the mentors have had in detail
  • Gain ideas about different directions to pursue and help identify interests
  • Develop networking opportunities and skills
  • Understand how to navigate conflicts
  • Learn about projects mentors have completed in their professional experience
  • Discuss non-traditional ideas on what to do after completing a degree (e.g. attend grad school, certifications)
  • Understand and discuss current trends and skills in the industry
  • Learn about developing specific skills to make yourself more marketable

 

Mentor Testimonials

Mentor

“The connection is going very well with my student. We have met a couple of times to focus on her plans for after graduation and any advice or connections I can help her with. Our last meeting was at a construction site to give her the opportunity to see real life engineering.”   ~JR, Clayco

“We have regular phone calls and touch base.  I gave my mentee a tour of the facility where I work. I also reviewed his resume and gave him some alternative ideas that have been pretty successful to get some industry experience.”   ~Michael, James Instruments Inc.

“This program is great! Students can connect with people in the industry who can offer real world advice and experience…I would have given anything to have had this kind of academic experience when I was an engineering student!”   ~Stacy, Isolinear Data Inc.

Want a Mentor? Application form available Fall 2019