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Mentorship

Relating to the Mentorship Program

Student & Alumni Networking Event

02/17/2017 6:00 pm
02/17/2017 8:00 pm

February 17th, we are having our second Alumni/Student Networking Event. This is a great chance to interact with the students and talk to them about a variety of subjects as they get ready to apply for internships and jobs this spring. If interested, please click the link below and fill out the short registration form.

2017 Networking Alumni Registration

When: February 17, 2017; 6:00pm-8:00pm
Where: TCF Bank Stadium - Band Area
What: Casual networking event between alumni and students.

Homecoming, Mentorship Program and News!

I would like to personally thank all of those who were able to participate in any of the homecoming events over the course of homecoming weekend. Seeing so many alumni reconnecting and making new connections with each other and the students really reinforces why the council as a whole puts in so much work throughout the year on homecoming as well as the other initiatives that are raising the Band Alumni Society to the next level. Another big thanks to Dr Diem and the staff for the extra work they put in to help the alumni march drill during halftime! Bring a friend or three next year!

Mentorship Program Update

The University of Minnesota Band Alumni Society Mentorship Program has entered its second year. The program pairs current band students with band alumni. Mentors are asked to share their experiences with job searches, job changes, and career building strategies and to provide general advice about working in their field. Twenty-three students signed up to participate in this year’s mentorship program, and UMBAS was able to match fifteen students with mentors in their field.

2012 Mentorship Update

We just wanted to give you all an update on the 2012 Mentorship Program.  Thank you to all of those who have volunteered to serve as mentors to current band students. We know these relationships built through mentorship will be very helpful as the students move through college.

We are still accepting applications to serve as mentors. We are especially looking for alums with backgrounds in the medical, veterinary, and Ph.D professions. If you fit one of these criteria or know someone who does, send them our way!

UMBAS Mentor Information & Signup

Band Alumni, Join us as we kick off the start of this year's UMBAS Mentorship Program, which pairs current band members with alumni to share their experiences with job search, job changes and career building strategies! We plan to match students and mentors during the month of January and kick this program off with a gathering at the end of January or beginning of February.

UMBAS Mentor Information & Signup

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Mentor Registration

To join the Mentorship Program and mentor a current student:

Student Mentorship Registration

If your a current student and would like to join the mentorship program please fill out and submit the form below. Within a few weeks you will be contacted with more information about your mentor and how to contact them.

We also encourage you to sign up for our email notifications and join us at Band Alumni Society events

Additional Mentors Needed

We have some specific needs for additional mentors to connect with current students.  Below is a list of the majors and general needs of the currently unmatched students.Please contact Mentorship@skiumah.org if you are a good fit to mentor one of the students listed below.

UMBAS Alumni Mentoring Program Policy

The UMBAS Alumni Mentoring Program is offered through UMBAS and is open to all current members of the University of Minnesota Band Programs, Alumni of the Band Programs of the University of Minnesota, other members of UMBAS, and their associates where deemed appropriate.

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