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Coggin Executive Mentor Program

About the Coggin Executive Mentor Program

This program is designed to enhance the classroom experience by linking students with leading executives for one-on-one mentoring. Mentors share career advice and valuable insight into the transition from college to work. Students build career networks and develop skills to become better professionals and leaders.

Program Goals

  • Give Coggin students real-world access to business practices through meaningful and personalized interactions with business professionals
  • Equip students with tools and insight to make informed and ethical career decisions
  • Confirm or challenge the student's chosen degree and career path
  • Groom students into confident graduates with leadership, teamwork, creative thinking and interpersonal skills through coaching and feedback
  • Foster learning through the experience and expertise of a mentor and his/her colleagues and industry peers

Expectations of the Participants

  • Mentor and mentee are to meet at least once a month
  • Mentor and mentee are to devote at least three hours each month to the program
  • Contact may include: email, phone, appointments, meetings, lunches, special events, shadowing, mentor in their professional environment, etc.

Mentee Qualifications

  • S.T.A.R. Certified
  • 3.0+ overall GPA, and remain in good standing
  • Undergraduate or graduate student status with a declared major in business
  • Must be an enrolled student for the duration of the Coggin Executive Mentors program
  • In order to be considered, candidates must submit a résumé and an application


Employer Mentors

Student Mentees