Mentor Resources

We want to help you create meaningful mentorship relationships. Here are some tips to help you get the most out of your mentorship experience. Get started today, click here to register as a mentor. For more information please contact the CMU Alumni Association at or 970.248.1525.

Additional Resources

What do mentees want to learn?

  • How to prepare for their chosen career while still in college or recently graduated
  • Importance of building a portfolio with internships
  • Career options for a specific major 
  • General/specific career information
  • Job shadowing
  • Interviewing skills
  • Networking skills
  • Resume building
  • Professional etiquette 
  • Resources for job searching
  • What makes a good first job
  • Benefits/career path/location/advancement opportunities

Set Goals

  • Ask your student what their goals are for your relationship - what they would like to learn from you.
  • Don't be afraid to make suggestions or share information you think they should learn.

Take Initiative

  • Keep momentum going, reach out to your mentee.
  • Remember, communication is key to success.

Set Communication Parameters 

  • Who will initiate meetings and interactions?
  • How often will you meet and interact?
  • What is each persons preferred method of interaction?