Bright Futures: Alumni-Student Mentoring Program 2017

Bright Futures: Alumni Mentoring Program

The Bright Futures SCU Alumni-Student Mentoring Program will assist students to gain valuable skills and real-world expertise. The program gives students the opportunity to make personal industry contacts and be mentored by a professional in their desired field/industry.

Aims

The Alumni-Student mentoring program aims to:

  • Improve student employability and develop skills and expertise through mentoring.
  • Develop relationships between students and alumni, possibly leading to future employment.
  • Involve alumni back in the life of the university in a meaningful way.
  • Provide alumni with a potential source of high-quality employees.

Mentor applications, eligibility and time commitment

Mentors are invited to apply to become mentors in this program and will be allocated to a Mentee, subject to suitability. Mentors commit to a minimum of 3 scheduled contacts with their Mentee (via Phone, Skype or in person).

Key Dates:

DateEvent
9 July 2017 Mentor applications close
6 August Mentee applications close
8 August Matched Mentors and Mentees notified
8 August - 20 August Mentees contact Mentors to arrange first meeting (phone, Skype or face to face)
August Complete first Mentor and Mentee meeting
September Complete second Mentor and Mentee meeting
October Complete final Mentor and Mentee meeting
3 November Bright Futures program concludes
November Return Bright Futures evaluation and feedback to program coordinator

 

Mentee applications will be open from 17 July to 6 August 2017.

Further details

If you have any further enquiries, please email alumni@scu.edu.au.