Mentorship Program

The Kinesiology Mentorship Program supports undergraduate students become career ready graduates by connecting with UBC Kinesiology alumni to share experiences, develop professional skills and expand their network.

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Applications for the 2019 cohort open Sept 3, 2019 (11:59 PM).


To enhance career learning and professional skills by pairing undergraduate students with Kinesiology alumni to exchange ideas, share experiences, explore and define career paths, and expand their professional networks.


    • Connect undergraduate students with alumni to explore different career possibilities and experiences
    • Enhance the self-awareness of students through engaging in goal setting and reflective practices
    • Foster a culture of mentorship between students and alumni that values service and community engagement
    • Support students in developing professional and transferable skills
    • Provide meaningful opportunities for UBC Kinesiology alumni to remain connected with the School


I went into this program with one goal in mind: to get as much info/knowledge from my mentor about careers in the field of Kinesiology. I ended up coming out of this experience with that knowledge, [and] found a friend in my mentor. For that I am thankful for the opportunity. Mentee, 2016 Cohort

One of my memorable experiences was chatting about career directions and what their [mentor’s] individual job entailed and what entering the workforce looked like as a recent graduate. Mentee, 2016 Cohort

As a result of participating in this program, I feel more connected, and developed a new and lasting relationship with a wonderful individual and connection to UBC.Mentor, 2016 Cohort

I decided to become a mentor because I wanted to give back to a program that gave so much to me. Mentor, 2016 Cohort

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