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What is a Mentor?
Why would I want a Mentor?
- A mentor is someone who is already employed in a field that you may have an interest in. They are a wealth of information and a career guide.
How do I get a Mentor?
- To find out information about a particular field or how to make a career decision.
- To start or increase your network of contacts in your field.
- To get sage advice from an alum or professional, who may have been in your shoes as an undergrad.
How do I become a Mentor?
- PSC CAREER CENTRAL has a built in mentor program that allows mentors and students to connect. To access a Mentor, you must be registered and have an approved resume uploaded.
- You can join an industry association or professional organization as a student. Many of these have members who will mentor students entering the field, either formally or informally. But you have to join to get access. Student Memberships are very inexpensive and look great on resumes!
- Your or someone you know may already know someone in the field. Ask if they may be willing to help you with information and advice.
- PSC CAREER CENTRAL has a built in mentor program that allows mentors to register and students to connect. To be a Mentor you must be registered on PSC CAREER CENTRAL. This is a great way to help current students by giving your time and expertise in your field to an eager young Smitty. The process is simple and allows for a lot of flexibility in commitment.
You do not have to be a PSC Alumni to be a Mentor! We welcome experienced professionals as career navigators in the "real world". Click here to BE A MENTOR and to find out more about Alumni Services and Getting Involved!.