Welcome to the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Alumni Mentoring Program
The program will provide Biomedical Sciences, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Physician Assistant, and Radiologic Sciences undergraduate students with the opportunity to develop a mentoring relationship with successful and experienced alumni. Our goal is to have mentors and mentees regularly interact and learn from each other. You can ask questions about your mentor’s field of study and career path; seek advice as you prepare for your career (resumes, cover letters, employment, etc).
Role of the Mentee
Together with your mentor, setup an attainable goal, you can work on with your mentor together, using the Goal Setting Worksheet:
Mentorship Program Requirements
As an alumnus, we would like to provide you with an opportunity to mentor and make an impact on students. The College of Pharmacy and Health Science Alumni Mentoring Program is designed to connect young practitioners with experienced, leading practitioners. Our goal is directly connect students with alumni from the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in order to establish a variety of professional support. The program allows mentees to begin networking and developing careers and leadership roles through the relationship built with knowledgeable mentors. This program will help young pharmacist transition to the profession and better their potential for growth and success in the future.
Objectives of the Program
As a Alumni Mentor your professional and personal experiences will help pave the way for students to succeed at the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and beyond.
Provide inside industry expertise
For any questions you may have please feel free to Diana J. Patino at [email protected].
What does it mean to be a mentor?
The guidance you provide varies based on the student’s needs it can range from helping a student to prepare for an upcoming interview to answering questions about the major or career he or she chooses.
What are the expectation of the mentor and mentee?
For mentors that reside within the state, he/she is expected to attend all 3 milestone events.
What if I don’t live locally?
If you live in another state and are interested you can participate by connecting with your mentor via e-mail, phone or video conference (i.e.-Skype, Facetime).
Are there requirement for being a mentor?
By participating in the Alumni Mentoring Program, you are committing to a minimum of one contact with your mentee(s) each month via e-mail, phone or video conference. We encourage mentors to keep the lines of communication open in case your mentee would like to reach out with questions.
What should I do if my mentor/mentee isn’t returning my phone calls/e-mails?
If you are experiencing any issues related to your mentorship, please send an e-mail to Diana J. Patino at [email protected].