The Center for Global Leadership is excited to launch a new pilot Undergraduate Mentoring Program for Business Administration juniors and seniors (in their third and fourth year on campus). The program aims to connect business undergraduates with an appropriate mentor who can guide, coach and support them as they transition to the professional world. The program lasts from November - June with an expectation of a monthly meeting. This program however has a limited number of mentors as we are in the pilot phase. We encourage you to apply. But please note, that we have limited spaces for both applicants and selection.
Business majors who are juniors and seniors (in their third and fourth year on campus) and have a 3.0 cumulative G.P.A are eligible to apply. Undergraduate mentors are recent Merage MBA alums. All students must apply and complete an online application, submit a resume and participate in a group interview to be considered.
To learn more about the program or if you have any questions about the application process, attend the
Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 1:00-2:00pm, SB 223
The application process involves the following components:
- Please click Online Application
- Résumé Submission
- Group Interview
The deadline to apply is Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 12:00pm. All three components must be complete to be considered for the program.
The Executive Mentoring Program group interview date is:
Friday, October 12, 2012 (new date)
10:00 am - 11:30 am
The student interviews are group interviews. And, our main goal is to get know each applicant’s needs and goals. Students are selected based on matches with mentors.
Student selection is based on:
- Interest Match: 40% (The student’s needs and interests align will types of knowledge or support a mentor can provide)
- Interview: 30%
- Application: 30%
- The Center for Global Leadership will match students with a mentor based on the preferences of both the students and the mentors
Mentors for undergraduate students are corporate professional who are also Merage alumni.
To get the most out of this mentoring relationship, we hope that protégés:
- Be self-reflective and aware. The success of the partnership with your mentor depends on your own self-awareness of your strengths, experiences and learning opportunities. Understanding your strengths will allow you to identify your weaknesses, giving you a chance to improve on them with the guidance of your mentor.
- Take initiative in their own development by actively sharing professional and personal goals. Don’t be afraid to reach out to your mentor and ask for their advice and guidance, that’s what they are here for!
- Be receptive to feedback. Be open to any feedback or suggestions made by your mentor.