The Compass - Define Yourself

Networking and Mentor Relationships

Choose ONE of the following (choose ONE from 1 to 3):

1.    Connect with a faculty/professional staff/potential employer or Get Involved in the Leadership Mentor Program DATE COMPLETED: ___________

Establish a mentoring relationship.   It is recommended that you meet and connect with at least one faculty or professional staff member. This connection is important to help you network with professionals in your field of interest because it may help you acquire advice, skills, projects, jobs and other opportunities that may lead to a well educated career path. One way to get started in making a connection with a professional is to conduct a professional interview. Using this interview assignment provides a platform and guided method for you to meet and connect with faculty and professionals in the community.

Directions: Complete the "Professional Viewpoints Interview" assignment.

2.    Complete a research project or conduct an independent study with a professor
Conduct an independent study with a professor requires connecting with a professor through mutual interest of a particular field. This connection can lead to an established relationship with an educator in the field of your interest and they may help you acquire advice, skills, projects, jobs and other opportunities that may lead to a well educated career path.
DATE COMPLETED: ___________


3.   Present at QUEST.  DATE COMPLETED: ___________