Alumni Mentor Program

To help students build professional network and develop their careers, the MDIA program launched the alumni mentor program.  MDIA students can apply to the program to receive mentor support from one of our MDIA alumni advisory board or standing committee members. 

Students can use the mentor for one or more of the following functions:

  • Provide opportunities to shadow them on the job 
  • Help establish links for internship opportunities 
  • Provide feedback on work produced in MDIA classes (only after receiving a grade for the assignment) 
  • Establish regular phone or email conversations to talk about the progress they are making and offer


  • Provide suggestions for an effective resume and portfolio 
  • Offer feedback on resume and portfolio 
  • Conduct mock interviews prior to internship interviews 
  • Invite them to professional meetings (such as NAB and NAPTE) and other networking functions 
  • Provide contact and job lead information 
  • Be a “sounding board” for them as you establish your career goals     

Updated: 08/20/2021 04:53PM