VIU Alumni Association aims to assist current students of VIU in their personal and professional needs. Alumni Mentor Program is developed to accomplish that encouraging a one-on-one communication between the mentors and mentee’. Career Center will provide a list of volunteering mentors along with their areas of interest to the mentee’. The mentee’ will then select appropriate mentor for guidance related to academic, professional, or personal needs.
Please fill in the Alumni Mentor Program form if you are willing to mentor a student.
Who is an Alumni mentor?
An Alumni mentor is a graduate of VIU willing to share professional and personal experience with current students and help them focus on professional development, networking, and job interviews.
Eligibility to be a mentor?
Preferably should be an established professional, understand the needs of current students, should be aware of the professional environments and the challenges to be met in the job market.
How is a mentee delegated to a mentor?
The prospective mentee will be given the list of mentors, who will then correspond with the chosen mentor via the preferred method of contact mentioned in this sign up form.
How will mentoring benefit mentee?
The mentor will help prepare the mentee for the job market through personal and professional guidance. The mentor may organize field visits in the real work atmosphere, but, the mentor is not responsible in any ways to provide job opportunities to the mentee.
Eligibility to be a mentee?
Current student of VIU with promising academic credentials.