Mentor Program Goals:
- To introduce entering public affairs graduate students to career networks in their profession
- To offer an opportunity for public affairs students to be teamed with an alumnus in a four month mentor program
- To create a network among students and alumni through these individual relationships, to promote teaching and learning in the working environment, and to help students prepare for a career in public service.
First-year graduate students in the Humphrey School
Alumni of the Humphrey School who are working actively in various sectors of public service (government, nonprofit, private)
Mentor: Fills out a form describing professional interests and pledges 14 hours of time to be donated. Matches are then made by an alumni committee.
Student: Fills out an application form in the fall which pledges 14 hours to the program and describes backgrounds and career aspirations in detail.
14 hours over six months (January through April)
Approximate number of matches:
Director of Career Services and Mentor Program Coordinator
Career Services Assistant and Mentor Program Coordinator
Visit the Humphrey School Alumni page here.