Student Alumni Mentor Program
Gain valuable career advice and network within your field. Apply to the Student Alumni Mentor Program offered each year by Career Services and Alumni Affairs at USF Sarasota-Manatee. This is a competitive program as only a few students from each College at USF Sarasota-Manatee will be selected to participate. Here's what previous participants have said about their experience:
"I have very similar backgrounds and personalities, making it
very easy to establish a great relationship with my mentor. She was an excellent
resource to me for career guidance, advice, support, and most importantly
friendship." Leigh G. '09
"My mentor constantly reminds me that it's not the smartest people who accomplish things in life; it's the hard work and effort that pays off in the long run, which in turn, makes you become a successful person. She also motivates me to excel beyond expectations that others may perceive my potential to be." Katrina A. '09
Be mentored by an accomplished USF Alumni who is matched with you based on
major and career goals.
Develop friendships and network with other USF students and alumni.
Prepare for your future by gaining important career information and exposure to the world of work.
Attend the kick-off orientation in September and the wrap-up celebration
Meet or communicate with your mentor at least twice per month for one year.
Submit a summary of what you gained from this experience.
Must be enrolled in school for the school year.
How do I apply?
1. Fill out a
2. Attach a resume and two letters of reference. The reference letter must state your ability to represent USF well. It should provide examples of your dependability and follow through. One letter must be from a faculty member.
3. Submit your completed application by August to: Toni Ripo, Career Services, USF Sarasota-Manatee, A 107, Phone: 941-359-4586, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.