Mentor Connect for Students

Benefits of Mentor Connect:            

  • Explore the world of work through interaction with professionals in the career of your choice.
  • Gain perspective on applying textbook concepts to real-life situations.
  • Familiarize yourself with corporate protocol.
  • Identify long-term professional development needs.
  • Realize the value of networking.
  • Develop a meaningful professional relationship over a specified period of time.

Mentor Connect Criteria for Students: 

  • 2.5 G.P.A.
  • Has completed more than 15 credits (any college level courses) 
  • Must be currently enrolled in courses at WCC during participating semesters
  • Completed the application
  • Letter of interest
  • Referral letter (from faculty, counselor or advisor) 

Mentor Connections: 

Professionals are matched with students based on the profession and field of interest of the student.

Commitment level is based on student/professional availability and need, through the length of the student’s enrollment. Student is only able to request a professional once. If there is a compelling circumstance, the student may be granted a second professional by the committee.