Mentoring is a valuable and rewarding experience for both mentors and mentees. The mentoring relationship connects alumni, who are experienced industry professionals, with current students and recent alumni so they can share insights and support the workforce of the future.
Your role as a mentor
When you join the mentoring programme as a mentor, we will match you with a mentee who is studying in a similar area or seeking knowledge and experience in your profession.
You will have a one-on-one mentoring relationship with your mentee. You will focus on identifying and enhancing their employability skills, and developing valuable networks for their transition into the workplace.
Benefits of being a mentor
- Developing new skills, such as coaching and leadership
- Giving back to the undergraduate community by sharing knowledge and expertise
- Opportunity to source future recruits
- Raising of your organisation’s profile
- Interacting with fellow mentors: building networks and sharing best practice
- Reaching specific target groups of interest to your organisations
Register to be a mentor
We’re delighted to invite you and your friends to a special end of year New Zealand alumni get-together. This is a great opportunity for you to connect with other AUT alumni in a fun and relaxed setting. Alumni and friends from all New Zealand universities are welcome.
We are looking for AUT alumni, staff, students, and aspiring entrepreneurs who would like to take part in the 9-week CO.STARTERS programme that will give you the necessary tools, insights and networks. The next cohort starts July 2017. Register your interest now at Costarters.co.nz to become a Co.Starters and take your idea further!
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