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Be a mentor

When you enable the mentor status on your Concordia Alumni Connect profile, it will appear in mentor search results.

Create a Mentor profile

1. From the Concordia Alumni Connect dashboard/homepage select the ‘Find a Mentor or Mentee’ menu item.

#CU Connect navigation menu

2. Select ‘Find a Mentor’.

Find a Mentor

3. Click on ‘Join’ in the ‘Become a Mentor’ section and follow the steps outlined from there

Become a Mentor

4. Read and accept the ‘Terms and Conditions of Concordia Alumni eMentoring Program’

5. Complete the necessary steps to set up your mentoring profile

6. Finish

IN THIS VIDEO: review steps to set up your mentor profile and find mentees

Start mentoring!

You decide which mentoring services you’re willing to offer:

  • Provide advice via email or chat
  • Set up a phone call
  • Review a CV/cover letter
  • Organize a workplace visit or job shadowing session
  • Organize an in-person meeting

When someone selects you as a mentor, you will receive a notification message and will be asked to accept or decline the request.

Tips to facilitate communication with your mentee(s):

  • Explain your role as a Mentor.
  • Provide advice and guidance within your area of expertise.
  • Ensure discussions are kept confidential.
  • Respond promptly to the individual you are mentoring.
  • Try to regularly keep in touch with Mentees.
  • Communicate in a respectful manner.
  • Keep the relationship professional.
  • Share experiences and give examples.
  • Discuss the length of your Mentor and Mentee partnership.
  • Organize a schedule that is convenient for the Mentor and Mentee.
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