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ISLANDER MENTOR PROGRAM

The Islander Alumni Association, in partnership with TAMU-CC’s Career Center, have developed the Islander Mentor Program. In this program, Islander Alumni or Community Members will be assigned a current student nearing graduation and will meet with them either online or in person regularly offering guidance and support.

HOW IT WORKS

THE MATCH

We’ll match mentors and students one-on-one. We’ll do our best to pair individuals based upon college, major, career interest, potential post-graduation geographic and destination.

Timing

TIMING

Applications for Alumni Mentors will close on September 2nd. At that point, we will apply a compatibility matrix to applicants, and then pair mentor to mentee for the greatest match possible. All individuals will be required to attend an event kick-off on Tuesday, September 27 (in-person), Wednesday, September 28 (virtual) or Thursday, September 29 (in-person). The program for Fall 2022 will last through December 2022.

Committment

COMMITTMENT

Each mentorship pair will be required to have at least one meaningful (one-hour) meeting each month. Pairs are encouraged to meet in person, text, zoom, email and correspond throughout the semester. Each pair will set goals that will provide a guide for these meetings.

WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS?

Applicants must also have either completed three or more years of professional experience after earning their first undergraduate degree, and (or in addition to) having completed a professional degree in 2019 or earlier.

Mentors will be selected for their wealth of real-world, occupational, and professional experience. If you do not meet this criteria, but would like to be more involved, we recommend you contact us at info@islanderalumni.org.

APPLICATIONS FOR THE FALL 2022 MENTOR PROGRAM HAVE CLOSED.

YOU’RE STILL WELCOME TO SUBMIT YOUR INFORMATION BELOW AND IT WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE CONSIDERED FOR SPRING 2023.

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