Topics for Discussion
Your educational background and the role of educational preparation.
Your knowledge of organizational types and cultures.
How do individual work values impact career choices?
Share about a current event or issue in your field.
Critique the mentee’s resume and cover letter.
Practice an informational interview.
Talk about what to expect from a job interview in your field.
What is the reality of the work hours in your field?
Determine the mentee’s interests:
Insight into your own experience?
Introduction to others in the field?
Professional organizations to recommend?
Critiquing their resume and portfolio?
Guidance on how to seek a job in the field?
Discussion of graduate school?
Discussion of possible career tracks?
Can you and the mentee agree on a couple of goals you can work on together?