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Career Enrichment Network Resources

This handbook has sample emails, tips about communication, networking, and other resources for developing and enhancing your relationship with your mentor.

These documents help set goals and expectations with your alumni mentor. They will help you set meeting times, establish common goals, and provide structure for your relationship. 

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Alumni Association Resources

Penn State’s Alumni Association and Student Affairs LionLink matches "Student or Alumni Career Explorers" with "Alumni Career Coaches." Students can access LionLink via their Nittany Lion Career Network accounts, which are available through Career Services.

Departmental Resources

Some Academic Departments also have resources to connect alumni and current students. Your department may be able to provide you with contact information for an alumna or alumnus in your field. Other options include department LinkedIn groups, Facebook pages, and guest speakers series that give you chances to connect with alumni from your specific major.

Comparative Literature majors can contact Courtney Robison (814-865-1352) to discuss options about getting connected with alumni.

English majors can make an appointment with  to discuss options about getting connected with alumni.

French majors can contact to discuss options about getting connected with alumni.

German majors can contact Courtney Robison (814-865-1352) to discuss options about getting connected with alumni.

Political Science majors can contact  to discuss options about getting connected with alumni.

Sociology and Criminology majors can attend the department's annual Come Back to Campus mentoring event to meet alumni. Check out the event's Facebook page for more information and to RSVP.

Spanish majors can contact  to discuss options about getting connected with alumni.

Schreyer Honors College students can take part in peer mentoring through SHC's Career Development Program. You will be paired with a mentor and three other students to help with career goals.

Other Liberal Arts majors can visit the Career Enrichment Network (101 Sparks) to speak with someone about getting in touch with an alumna/alumnus in their field.

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