What if every student had a broad network of connections?

Today, 85 per cent of jobs are filled via networking. With 2.4 million jobs coming available over the next four years, now's the time to build your network!

Mentor Link matches engineering alumni with students and recent grads from the Schulich School of Enginering for career-inspiring chats.

 


Are you an engineering student?

What are the benefits of Mentor Link?

As a student at the Schulich School of Engineering, you have access to new graduates and experienced engineering alumni with valuable life and career advice to share.

  • Gain a better understanding of what careers are available with your degree
  • Develop your networking and communications skills through real-world practice
  • Build your network based on your interests and career goals
  • Develop the skills companies are looking for: active listening, speaking, critical thinking and social perceptiveness

How does Mentor Link work?

  • You’ll receive monthly introductions each year to a fellow student or industry partner based on your career interests and goals
  • Suggest a time to chat, in-person or online from the comfort of your home
  • Receive an official LinkedIn certification to recognize your commitment to continuous learning and career advancement
  • Once you join, introductions are sent directly to your inbox
  • Simply schedule a time and get an invite directly through Gmail/Outlook

What kind of mentorship programs can I access?

We have two exclusive mentorship programs available to Schulich School of Engineering students.

How do I join?

To gain access, login to Mentor Link using your UCalgary username and password.

Student mentorship
Mentorship

Are you a new grad or working in industry?

How does Mentor Link benefit you?

    Mentor Link is an exclusive networking and mentoring platform that introduces you to recent grads and students based on specific career interests and goals. You can schedule and set up a chat in-person or online.

    • Share valuable life and career advice
    • Develop your mentoring skills
    • Help shape the careers of students 
    • Build your network of Schulich contacts working or studying in your area of expertise

    How does Mentor Link work?

    • You’ll receive a monthly introduction to a student or fellow industry partner based on your career interests and goals
    • Suggest a time to chat, in-person at a coffee shop or online from the comfort of your home, to share your advice and experience
    • Receive an official LinkedIn certification to recognize your commitment to mentoring and networking
    • Once you join, all introductions are sent directly to your inbox so you don’t need to use another tool!

    How do I join?

    Email ecc@ucalgary.ca to be added to the Mentor Link platform.