The Manhattan College Mentor Program assists students in making career-related decisions by providing them exposure to their intended industry/career at an early stage in their education. The program puts particular emphasis on introducing the student to a wide variety of career-related experiences while emphasizing the importance of acting in a professional manner.

Commonly Scheduled Activities:

  • Meet at the mentor’s worksite regularly
  • Shadow a mentor or colleague
  • Work on a project at a company
  • Make site visits
  • Attend an employee training meeting
  • Attend a company meeting
  • Attend a professional meeting together
  • Participate in a professional development workshop together
  • Tour the company
  • Discuss career goals, job expectations and responsibilities, and employment forecasts
  • Explore concerns about the profession
  • Develop a plan for networking with professionals
  • Have lunch together