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How to enroll in the Alumni Mentoring Program.

Why participate in the mentoring program?


What is life like after college? What will I do after I graduate?  How can I ensure that I have the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed after graduation?

An alumni mentor can help you with many of the questions you may have about your education and future career. Alumni mentors serve as a guide, answering questions, giving advice, and helping you to learn more about your field of interest and about yourself.


How can I enroll in the program?


If you are a student in the Eberly College of Science, then you are eligible to participate in the mentoring program. After you complete the online application, we will match you with an alumni mentor whose professional experiences closely match your interests. 

What should I expect as a participant of the mentoring program?


Regular communication with your mentor will help you to get the most out of the program. You can communicate with your mentor via e-mail, phone, or visits to your mentor's workplace if your mentor chooses. You may wish to ask your mentor about areas of study, career options, or their career or area(s) of expertise and interest. This is not a job placement program. You should not expect your mentor to offer you employment or internships.

 Annual Mentor Dinner

Interested in learning more? Contact Dawn Ebbs dme18@psu.edu. or 814-863-3705.

If you are interested in having a science alumni as a mentor, please use our online application: https://sciencementor.wufoo.com/forms/mx4ixx10lpfmcl/ or contact Dawn Ebbs, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, at (814) 863-3705 or at dme18@psu.edu.

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