Alumni mentoring programme offers students an opportunity to get a HAAGA-HELIA Alumnus as a mentor. The leader and instructor of the English programme is Lecturer Anu Santala.
What does the mentoring mean?
Mentoring means, that somebody is acting as a role model, a teacher and also as a friend to somebody. It means too that "elder" professionals educate the next generation opening doors, providing contacts, ideas and directions and giving "younger" increasing self-confidence and self-esteem. A mentor helps mentee to find personal motives, roles and goals.
What does the programme offer for the mentor?
For the mentor the programme provides an opportunity to develop social and interpersonal skills, develop networks, get personal satisfaction in coaching and helping others, receive information about the students' expectations and get reflection and constructive feedback.
If you want to share your knowledge and support students at their personal and professional development – participate the mentoring programme 2013-2014. You will act as a coach and you have a possibility to encourage students at their studies towards graduation and moving to the business culture.
You must have time for the student and give the opportunity to dialogue. Mentor can be critical at their opinions, but at the same time constructive. It is important that a student thinks on their own and have own ideas.
By participating in the mentoring programme you will get new experiences, contacts, knowledge of the mentoring. During the mentoring process you have the opportunity to enjoy the discussions of your field with the future colleague.
Mentoring programme will give you:
- fresh ideas
- new motivation for the everyday work
- interesting conversations
- information student life/studying
- working life
- experience unparalleled!
Mentoring programme´s group meeting dates at Pasila campus during 2013-14 are:
19th September 2013 at 17:40-20:30
21st November 2013 at 17:40-20:30
24th April 2014 at 17:40-20:30
If you are interested to join the mentoring programme 2013 (starts in September 2013), as an alumni please fill in the form (http://digiumenterprise.com/answer/?sid=1021613&chk=TXHBYRHD) and as a student enroll through WinhaWille with course code LEA8HH005-3. Thank you!
More information: alumni(at)haaga-helia.fi