Be a mentor
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.
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.
Speak to students in larger groups on-campus! Events happen throughout the year.
Contact us to learn more.
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.
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.
Engineering Alumni Mentorship Program
Connect with a third or fourth year student to discuss the latest engineering trends.