Frequently Asked Questions


What is the Seidman College of Business Professional Mentorship Program?

The Seidman College of Business Professional Mentorship Program partners local professionals one-to-one with students for career preparation assistance. Mentors and their students will meet throughout the academic year to discuss everything from study habits to career choices.


When is the application due?

Applications are due by September 4, 2017


When will I know if I was accepted/matched?  

If you are a mentor, you will be contacted by  September 4, 2017 with the name, contact information, resume and personal letter of interest of your student. If you are a student, you will know if you were matched by September 7, 2017; you will receive the name and general information of your mentor.


Can freshmen apply?

Unfortunately no, this program is for students who are already admitted into Seidman College of Business.


Can I apply if I am a graduating senior?

Yes, please do.


Do I have to attend the 3 events?

If you are a student, it is highly encouraged that you attend. If you are unable, please inform Yalonda M. Ross-Davis prior to the event of your absence. If you are a mentor, the Mentorship Launch and Closing Event we are requesting your attendance. The Midpoint Check-In is completely optional.


If I participated in the program last year, may I apply again this year?

Absolutely! You will still need to fill out the application and upload all of the required documents.


May I request a specific mentor?

Unfortunately, no. Remember this year, we are working very hard to pair you with someone who will have an high level of knowledge in your field of interest. In addition we want to provide you a different experience with fresh look at your industry of choice.


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