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.
Surviving the Working World:
Why you should sign up?
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:
What is the key purposes of mentoring?
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is Mentoring Programme?
A: Mentoring Programme is a platform for our mentors, from diverse industries and background, 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.
Q: How do I sign up on the programme and how much does it cost?
A: It’s FREE! Simply email to email@example.com to let us know your interest to be a mentor. The staff from Alumni Engagement Team will contact you directly before linking you to a mentee.
Q: What am I expected to do?
A: Mentors are expected to provide the mentee support. Mentors should work with their mentee to determine what kind of support will be most useful —specific feedback related to finding jobs, general career advice, information on higher studies, technical information, personal encouragement, and so on.
Q: Is the mentoring process time consuming / 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 via the communication tools they both feel most comfortable.
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.
Q: Are there any potential risks to me or my company?
A: No. It is not appropriate for mentors to engage in any business transactions with their mentees. The relationship should only involve the flow of general information and advice.
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.