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.

Join the Kinesiology Mentorship Program

Since 2009, the Kinesiology Mentorship Program has engaged close to 200 alumni mentors and 350 student mentees in experiences that have expanded professional networks, generated confidence around career and life goals, and fostered the development of essential workplace skills.

The 2020/2021 program will be running online this year and applications for mentees and mentors will open in August. To apply as a mentee, visit the mentee home page. To apply as a mentor, visit the mentor home page.

Mission

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.

Objectives

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

 

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