Mentorship Programme

 

 

 

   

Introduction

It is crucial for students to take an active role in managing their own development and getting knowledge for further studies and to enter the workforce.  The Mentorship Program at SMCC serves to provide an opportunity for incumbent F.5 students to gain from the experience and professional knowledge of past St. Marians.

 

Aims

 

The program aims to:

  • provide information to students to prepare them for further studies in universities of choice

  • share with students some current practices in graduate recruitment across various industries

  • equip students with knowledge for consideration in career planning

  • provide opportunities to students for networking among alumni from various professions

  • foster a sense of proactiveness in personal growth

 

Activities

 

1.Students will have an opportunity to express interest in joining the program after an initial  briefing. Participation is voluntary.

 

2.Communication sessions will be organized on:

-       getting into a university of choice

-       preparing to enter the workforce

-       recruitment methods prevalent in the market for industries

 

3.Students will also have opportunities over the year to meet with their assigned mentor(s) in group.  Through these informal meetings, students can gain a better understanding of a particular industry and learn how to be better prepared for it.

 

 

Duration

 

The program will last for 1 year.  It is suggested that mentors and mentees may have meetings and communication sessions with the mentors over the year.

 

 

Mentors

 

Mentors will be past St. Marians who have volunteered to share their experience and knowledge with incumbent F.5 students to prepare them for the future.

 

 

Roles of a Mentor