SIS Alumni-Student Mentoring Program Student Application

2013-2014 SIS Alumni-Student Mentoring Program Mentee Application

REQUIREMENTS:
      • 3.2 GPA or above
      • Rising senior or graduate student *
      • Completed application by deadline
*Students graduating in December 2013 are not eligible

You should consider applying to this program, if one or more of the following areas of focus interest you.
      • Resume and cover letter review
      • Networking
      • Interview techniques and strategies
      • Job shadowing or interning, if possible

Before submitting your application, please read the SIS Student Mentee/Alumni Mentor Toolkit in order to familiarize yourself with the program’s expectations and tips for a successful and fulfilling mentorship experience.

The application deadline is July 17, 2013. All completed materials must be submitted on time for applications to be considered. When possible, the mentee is teamed with a mentor whose professional focus and experience match the mentee’s career aspirations. In all cases, care is taken to ensure matches based on similar professional interests.

If you have questions about the program or the application form, please email sisalum@american.edu.
Name and E-mail
First Name:
Middle Name:
Last Name:
E-mail:
Contact Information
AU ID (if known):
DOB:
Local Address:
Local Address 2:
City, State, ZIP:
Cell Phone:
Home Phone:
Work Phone:
Preferred Phone:
Best way to reach you:
Aspiration Essay
Briefly compose a career aspiration essay of no more than 500 words addressing the following three questions:

  1. What are your future career plans?
  2. How do you anticipate providing your own "international service"?
  3. Why are you applying to the mentor program?

Please attach your essay below in the Electronic Uploads section of this application.
Career Resources
Have you taken advantage of any of the following career resources on or off campus? Please mark all that apply.






Other (please specify):
Professional Interests
Please select your areas of professional interest:
Regional Interest:

















Policy Specialization:









Sector(s) of Interest:



Student Responsibilities
Please read the SIS Student Mentee/Alumni Mentor Toolkit for a complete understanding of student responsibilities.
Electronic Uploads
Please upload the following items to be shared with your mentor:
Current Resume
 
List of three academic references (professors, advisers, etc.)
 
Career Aspiration Essay
 
Submission Agreement
By submitting this application, I understand and agree to the terms associated with the SIS Alumni-Student Mentoring Program and have read the Toolkit in full.
I understand and agree to the terms.