We welcome professionals from all occupations to mentor our students. Talk about:

  • What you wished you knew about  your field when you were in school
  • The skills, education and experience required to excel in your profession
  • Your work environment and what you do in a day
  • Related occupations and available positions

Learn about the latest advancements in your field, scout future talent and promote your organization on campus along the way!
Contact with our students ranges from a 20-minute conversation or onsite visit, to monthly meetings and events. 

Contents

Extern Job Shadowing Read about our extern job shadowing program
Information Interviews Connect with students for informational interviews
In the Field Invite students to your office
Meet on campus Meet our students at events on campus
Share your perspective Share your alumni perspective

Extern Job Shadowing Program

This program matches you with a student(s) for a half to five day visit to your organization. As a volunteer host, you can:

  • Meet informally
  • Give a tour
  • Ask for their feedback on projects
  • Ask your team to give a presentation

The program is offered every November, February and June. You can participate in multiple sessions.

Download our Extern Host Guide to your right for details.

Contact us to sign up.

Informational Interviews

For a shorter time commitment, consider a 20-minute call or meeting with a student. We keep your contact information private, students view and select your profile and you decide when and how students can connect with you.

Learn more about becoming a mentor.

Contact us to sign up

In the Field

Invite a group of our students to visit your office for a day to learn from your team about different occupations. Many students say that they discovered new careers they hadn’t thought of before.

Contact us to sign up.

Campus events

Speak to students in larger groups on-campus! Events happen throughout the year.

Contact us to learn more.

Your perspective

Return to your college or faculty to share knowledge about your career. Mentoring programs happen at all three campuses.

Contact Alumni Affairs to sign up.

 

Explore-It Program

Host up to eight students studying what you majored in. During half to full-day visits to your organization, they see firsthand how to turn what they are learning in the classroom into a range of careers.

Contact us to find out if your academic program is participating.

Backpack to Briefcase (b2B)

Are you a graduate from Arts & Science? Talk to a student about life after graduation at a career panel, networking event, a meal at the Faculty Club or our Next Steps Conference.

Learn more and sign up.

 

Engineering Alumni Mentorship Program

Connect with a third or fourth year student to discuss the latest engineering trends.

Learn more and sign up.