Channel: Soft Skills
Topic: How To Ask Your Mentor
Now that you know why it's important to have a mentor, Billy walks us through the steps to actually ask someone to be your mentor.
Topic: Importance of a Mentor
Billy offers some quick tips on why every student should try to find a mentor.
Topic: Mentors Must Be Honest
Ira is a medical device specialist for physicians and pharmacists as well as a consultant for the pharmaceutical industry. Logging over 200,000 miles of travel per year, Ira is always on the move giving international regulatory advice as well as designing clinical research to bring new products to the market.
Biology (Bachelor), Philosophy (Bachelor)
Topic: Rely on your mentor for the most current news and trends
Matin is an Associate with CohnReznick LLP, one of the largest financial services firms in the United States. Working within the auditing field of his company, Matin ensures his clients, both private and public, are accurately reporting their financials to their investors and the public. Matin will visit with clients on-location and go...
Accounting and Finance (Bachelor), Accounting (Masters)
City: Los Angeles
Topic: Seek out mentors who are well respected in the company
Jackie is a Project Director and independent consultant in the healthcare industry with a focus on pharmaceutical research and development. Her main responsibility is to take any given project from inception and strategizing to global collaboration and completion. Much of Jackie's work as focused on oncology, bringing medication research to...
Health Policy and Adminstration (Bachelor), Public Policy (Masters), MBA (Masters)
Topic: Share with your desired mentor what about them inspires you
Tara is a Genetic Counselor and Clinical Investigator with the Geisinger Health System. Her main role as a genetic counselor is to help individuals understand, adapt to, and act on genetic risk information for disease. Working out of the Geisinger Health System in Pennsylvania, Tara uses her patients' test results to direct them to both the...
Biobehavioral Health (Bachelor), Genetic Counseling (Masters)
Topic: Find mentors in other industries for new perspectives
Stephanie is a corporate recruiter for the professional services division of Epicore, a global software company whose products are intended for the manufacturing, distribution, retail and services industries. Stephanie walks us through the life-cycle of a typical recruitment and gives us some advice for filling out our LinkedIn profile!
Communication Studies (Bachelor)
Topic: Never stop learning
Jeffrey is the President and Founder of EHK International, a supply chain and logistics company based out of Austin, TX. Although he handles all stages of production and distribution, his speciality is launching concepts into full-fledged products.
Business Administration (Bachelor)
Topic: Bouncing ideas off a fellow professional
Michael is a Commercial Banker with Huntington Bank. Based out of Indianapolis, Michael works with businesses and organizations with values up to $50 million to help them purchase other businesses or production equipment. Whether it's a corporate startup or nonprofit or a church, Michael will analyze financials and risks to determine if the loan...
Topic: Sharing advice for online classes
Kenithia is an Eligibility Examiner in the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. She interviews recently arrested individuals to determine whether or not they qualify for a public defender and how much financial aid will be rewarded.
Public Policy (Bachelor), Criminal Justice (Bachelor)
State: District of Columbia
Topic: Turning coworkers into mentors
Brian is a Junior Network Engineer with the World Wildlife Fund. Based out of Washington, DC, Brian's role is split between daily system maintenance and cybersecurity. On the lighter end is setting up new user accounts and responding to technical support requests. On the more advanced end is maintaining the entire network's infrastructure and...
Information Science and Systems (Bachelor), Cybersecurity (Masters)
State: District of Columbia
Topic: A wealth of experience
Laurie is the President and CEO of Civility Management Solutions, a consulting firm that handles staffing and project management for government agencies. Working with agencies such as Homeland Security, Transportation, and NASA, Laurie and her team handle any management request, from staffing and conferencing needs to financial and project...
Social Science (Bachelor)