Connect with an Alumni Mentor

The Boston College MentorMatch Program allows current students to connect with an alumni mentor who will help them prepare to enter their career field of interest. MentorMatch provides every junior the opportunity to be matched with a mentor (open to seniors and graduate students if space permits). Using , the Career Center will match students with Boston College alumni who will serve as mentors for the remainder of the 2023-24 academic year.

Details

Dates

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(Actual mentoring begins in October)

Class Years

Current juniors (open to seniors/graduate students if space permits, excluding CGSOM and 51 Law)

Majors/Schools

All Welcome

How to Apply

Junior Registration: 8/27–9/10

Senior/Graduate Student Registration (space permitting): 9/14–9/24

Overview

The Boston College MentorMatch Program is an opportunity for every junior (open to seniors/graduate students if space permits) to connect with an alumni mentor who will help them prepare to enter their career field of interest.

Suggested topics of discussion include:

  • The skills necessary in their industries of interest
  • How to effectively present experiences, skills, interests, and values in written materials (e.g. resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles) and verbally (e.g. interviewing skills)
  • Exploring identity in the workplace

This program provides an opportunity for students to:

  • Develop confidence in communicating with alumni and professionals
  • Verbally articulate how their experiences, skills, interests, and values relate to opportunities through networking conversations and/or interviews
  • Connect the skills, interests, and values they are gaining at Boston College to specific career opportunities of interest
  • Gain an understanding of current trends and hiring practices in their field of interest
  • Create a plan to develop skills and competencies required for a particular field of interest
  • Create application materials such as resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles, and personal statements that articulate their experiences, skills, interests, and values

Program Timelines

Alumni registration:
August 16–28
Junior registration:
August 27–September 10
Senior/graduate student registration:
September 14–24
Mentors and mentees notified of match:
Mid-September
Mentors and mentees meet at least once per month:
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Frequently Asked Questions

General

For Students

For Alumni