Mentoring Program FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions - Mentees

Do I have to sign up ever year to participate in the formal mentoring program?

What is Gusties Connect?

If I don't feel ready to participate in the formal pairing, is there anything else I can do to get started?

What if I had a bad experience in the program last year?

Can I have the same mentor as I did the previous year?

Why am I paired with someone not in my major?

I don't know how to reach out to my mentor. What should I say?

What if my mentor is not reaching out to me?

How often should I meet with my mentor?

My mentor lives out of state. What should I do?

I can't attend the kickoff event, can I still participate in the mentoring program?

Why should I use the mentor program?

If I already have a full-time job offer, should I still participate in the mentor program?

Will my mentor get me a job or internship?

What is acceptable to ask my mentor?

I am still undecided on my career, does it make sense to have a mentor?

Will there be an orientation before the kickoff?