Baskin Alumni Mentoring Program

The Baskin Alumni Mentoring Program matches MEP students with alumni of the Baskin School of Engineering. The Mentoring Program enables students to tap into a wealth of knowledge that older MEP students and Baskin alumni have accumulated over their academic and professional careers. This knowledge enables students to gain insights into topics such as navigating majors, evaluating possibilities in companies or industries, searching for jobs, creating resumes or LinkedIn profiles, and interviewing, among others.

Program Levels

* Mentee - a MEP Freshman
* Academic Mentor - a MEP Sophomore/Junior/Senior (no professional mentor assigned)
* Protégé -  a MEP Junior/Senior (assigned a professional mentor)
* Professional Mentor - a BSOE Alumnus who is currently working in industry

Program Expectations

* Mentee meets with their assigned Protégé, or Academic Mentor, at least three times a quarter for the year
* Protégé to be in regular communication with their assigned Professional Mentor during the year
* All program level participants are invited to the events

Don't miss your opportunity to connect with other students and alumni in industry and leverage their experiences!

Program events in 2017-18

Mentoring Program Kick-Off

Sunday Oct 22, 2-4pm

Location BayTree Conference Center, Cervantes-Velasquez Conference Room

Program kick-off which will include a brief program introduction, mentor/protege meeting time and a resume/mock interview session. Let's help get MEP students ready for applying and interviewing for summer internships.


Mentoring Program Check-In (Academic mentors and Proteges only)

Come to discuss how things are going with your freshmen mentee and/or your professional mentor. Get some suggestions on how to move forward and learn from other what is working! There are two sessions that you can attend.

Date/Location/Time: To be announced. Please check to RSVP.


Program end-of-year celebration



Program materials

We have created the below handbook to provide guidance on goals, talking points and general mentoring/protege information.

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Photo of Alumni, Melissa Liu and Mike Riepe, with MEP Director and students.

Page updated October 25, 2017