PSB Academy’s Mentoring Programme gives student/alumni mentees access to experienced mentors from diverse industries and backgrounds. This will be a platform for our mentors to share their valuable work and life insights with young individuals. It also enables our students to envision a realistic perspective and be exposed to realities of the working world.

Programme Objective


  • To establish a platform for PSB Academy students to learn from and leverage on experiences, insights and advice from our alumni and industry partners
  • To provide guidance to PSB Academy students on career path, personal development and transitioning into the working world
  • To encourage active networking between PSB Academy students, alumni and industry experts
  • To present opportunities for PSB Academy alumni to give back to the community 


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Areas of Mentoring


Career Advice:

  • Career tips and expectation of a particular job function 
  • Advice from mentors based on their personal experience
  • Switching jobs / setting up their own businesses

 

Surviving the Working World:

  • What is the basic expectation of an employee in a company?
  • Proper Guidance: Transitioning from student life to the corporate world
  • Industry Experience / Entrepreneurship

Programme


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  • Self-Matching of alumni mentors and student mentees through the Unibly mobile application
  • Recommended frequency of communication: Depends on the urgency of mentoring required and duration agreed between mentor and mentee not exceeding 6 months
  • Keep in touch with each other regularly 
  • Alumni Engagement team will have regular review sessions with mentors on the progress
  • Mentees to complete a evaluation and submit to Alumni Engagement team at the end of programme

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For Mentors


Why you should sign up?

  • Want to make a difference by creating an impact to a student with your personal experience?
  • Do you want to experience a rewarding and meaningful relationship with your juniors?
  • Keen to give back voluntarily to the school and help a student transit from the school to the working world?

Be an Alumni Mentor now!


As a mentor, you will be assigned a mentee based on his or her unique developmental needs. You will be required to help individuals develop skills, competencies and the right attitude to achieve their desired learning and outcome.

Your mentee will count on you for guidance and support in the following areas:

  • Career Coach / Advisor
  • Source of Engagement & Support
  • Resource Person

What is the key purposes of mentoring?

  • To enable an individual to learn and develop through the transfer of knowledge, understanding and skills based on the experience of another
  • To facilitate, in a given context, learning, development and performance, to help others to develop the skills, competences and attitudes to achieve the desired outcomes.
  • To help individuals to develop competencies to manage their learning to fulfill their potential
  • To provide support for the development of an individual in a given context

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is Unibly?
A: Unibly is a mobile application that is easy and simple for end users to communicate with one another.


Q:
 How do I sign up on the platform and how much does it cost?
A: Download the Unibly App via Apple store or Google Play. It’s a free mobile application.


Q:
What am I expected to do?
A: Mentors are expected to provide the mentee support. Most of this interaction will take place via Unibly platform.


Q:
 How long will the commitment be?
A: We ask our mentors to commit for at least a year and have the flexibility to communicate with the mentee anytime on the Unibly platform.


Q:
 What if my mentee does not respond to me / Relationship is not going well / Rise of concerns?
A: We encourage you to contact the Alumni Engagement Team immediately and we will provide full support to resolve the situation in a positive and satisfactory manner.

For Mentees


What’s next after you graduate from your studies? Do you have questions about the working world? Do you want to hear real-life experiences from someone who has been through challenges in his or her workplace? 

All students, both full-time and part-time, are welcomed to sign up for our new alumni mentoring programme. This is a platform for an assigned mentor to be your support and resource and ease your transition from school to workplace, as well as affirm your decisions for your career. 

Note: This programme is not designed to help you land a job after graduation. Please do not sign up if your objective is to meet alumni who could employ you. 

Sign up as a Mentee now!