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Mentor Program

mentor and mentee studentThe Mentor Program is one of Manhattan College’s most popular and successful career development programs. As a participant, you will be matched with a professional mentor (often a Manhattan College alum) who works in your intended industry or career, and you will spend the year learning about opportunities within the field. Aside from required orientations, a meet-and-greet and an end-of-year dinner, all activities are up to the mentor and mentee.

 Scheduled activities typically include:

  • shadowing your mentor at his/her workplace
  • reviewing your resume
  • participating in a mock interview
  • discussing career goals, job expectations and employment trends
  • attending a networking event
  • taking a company tour
  • contributing to a company project
  • attending a company meeting
  • participating in a professional development workshop together

The Mentor Program is also an excellent way for alumni to give back to Manhattan College and have a positive impact on younger Jaspers.

How to Join

  • Students from the Schools of Liberal Arts, Business, Health Professions, Science, and Continuing & Professional Studies can apply to the Mentor Program during their freshman and sophomore years to participate as sophomores and juniors.
  • Engineering students can apply during their summer orientation and participate as freshmen.
  • Pre-professional majors (pre-health and pre-law) can participate during sophomore or junior year.
  • Transfer students are welcome to participate regardless of class standing.

Professionals and alumni are also welcome to apply to be mentors.

To learn more and apply, contact:

Career Development
(718) 862-7224