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O’Brien Center for Student Success

Mentor Resources

Role of the mentor

  • Provide the link between academic theories and the realities of the professional workforce
  • Provide the mentee with career guidance and counsel as they explore options and make career decisions
  • Provide professional advice on topics such as career paths, networking strategies, and value-based career decision-making practices
  • Share knowledge gained throughout your professional career with your mentees - they are our next generation of business and community leaders!

Expectations of the mentor

  • Share “life experiences”
  • Facilitate personal and professional growth by sharing knowledge and insights that have been learned through the years
  • Help create a visual for the mentee by encouraging him/her to develop to their fullest potential
  • Offer advice and suggestions to the mentee to better prepare them for professional challenges
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How to Apply

Applications for the 2014-2015 Professional Mentor Exchange are due September 25, 2014

Mentees

  • Must be a G1 student and/or a junior Merrimack Student
  • Mentees fill out the Mentee Application
  • When you submit your paperwork, you will be asked to schedule an interview to discuss personal goals and interests in the program

Mentors