Frequently Asked Questions
Who can participate in the Ancell Mentor Program?
The program is open to junior and senior undergraduates, and to graduate
students in the Ancell School of Business. Students must be in
good standing with at least 45 credits, and should be highly motivated.
Who can be a Mentor?
Alumni of the Ancell
School of Business who are currently working in their field may become
How should I dress when I meet my mentor?
Appropriate dress is business casual.
How should I prepare for the Mentor Program?
Mentor Program handbook to prepare. You and your mentor will work
together to establish guidelines and goals for your partnership.
If I cannot attend the Mentor Program Orientation, can I still participate in the
attend a student orientation to participate in the Ancell
Can I choose my own mentor?
You can request a
particular mentor when you fill out your registration form and we will do our best to place you with your
first choice, however, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to grant
When will I be notified of my mentor assignment?
Mentor assignments for fall 2015 will be emailed to you by Friday, September 25th,
Once I have received my Mentor assignment, what should I do
The first thing is to contact your Mentor.
Discuss how, when and where you can meet and what topics you would like to
discuss. You will want to set up your initial meeting as soon as
possible. You may wish to bring a personal profile for your Mentor
that includes your work history, education, interests and ambitions.
Beyond that meeting, it is up to you and your Mentor to decide what you
would like to accomplish and how often you would like to meet.
If you have any further questions, please contact the Ancell Mentor
Program Coordinator, Elise Silkowski, at (203) 837-8567 or at