Mentor a Student
Help students learn the art of networking
Take time to help students hone their elevator pitches
Help students build their professional networks as you expand yours
Lend expertise to students as they navigate career paths
Provide tips on resumes
Give industry insight to prepare students for the job market
Connect students with their passion
Alumni meet one-on-one with graduate students and are paired up based on career goals, areas of interest and personalities.
Help students connect with successful alumni to develop their abilities and confidence while exploring opportunities between students and alumni in various career fields, job training and shared work experience.
Alumni are matched up with undergraduate and Masters of Accounting students based on career goals. Many of the students are undecided freshmen and can use guidance and industry insight to help them find their passion. Smart start is structured to have several planned events throughout the academic year to build the relationship.
Develop strong relationships between alumni and students to inspire a drive to succeed in a professional setting while fostering the transition from school to work.