As your students begin to develop their career plans, make their first steps into the career world, or seek to transition into a new field, they’re likely in need of guidance that get them off on the right foot.
At this point in their lives, your students may want to work with a great mentor, who can show them the ropes and offer road-tested advice that helps them navigate the process successfully.
But how do you find a great mentor? It’s a process that takes time, but reaps worthwhile benefits. In their book The Ultimate Job Hunter’s Guidebook, Seventh Edition, authors Susan D. Greene and Melanie C.L. Martel provide several important points that will make the search process more fruitful. We’ve summarized them below. Share them with your students… or use them as you seek a mentor for yourself!