Alumni VIP Mentoring Project

Are you a student of University of Lodz looking for a bright possibility to advance your career? Searching for your first job or planning your next move?

You are in the right place! Start your mentoring journey now with Alumni VIP Mentors and learn about business and personal development from the best specialists in many industries. They also studied at the University of Lodz once, so don't hesitate to take advantage of their experience.

8TH EDITION OF THE MENTORING PROJECT 2020/2021

The main assumption of the project is to include and engage outstanding alumni of the University of Lodz in the process of developing the scientific and professional career of the most talented students. VIP graduates - playing the role of mentors, experts sharing knowledge and experience, support students in finding new ways to expand their qualifications and indicate the latest trends and development directions. Diversity of personality and a wide range of mentor competences mean that young people receive knowledge and skills on many levels. The roles of mentors are taken by our alumni holding high positions in leading companies and organizations operating in Poland, such as: Accenture, Deloitte, KGHM, Grupa Azoty, Amcor or PKO BP S.A.

MAIN GOALS

  • set realistic and ambitious goals
  • identify the strengths and weaknesses of the student
  • motivation to develop a professional career
  • support in goals achievement
  • knowledge about the labor market and career advance opportunity

MENTORS

The full list of mentors of the 8th edition is available on Mentors page. Next to each name you will find information about the possible meeting languages.

MENTEE RECRUITMENT

The recruitment time: 13-31 October, 2020

Stage I:

In the first step, learn about the 8th edition Mentors and decide with whom you wish to cooperate. Make sure the chosen Mentor offers the opportunity to meet in the language you use.

Then, complete the online application and send your CV. The form should indicate max. 3 preferred mentors. However, the indication is informative only and does not guarantee assignment to the selected mentor.

Stage II:

Based on the submitted application documents, candidates and Mentors will be matched in pairs.

The key to assessing candidates will be the justification for willingness to participate in a mentoring project.

Additional assessment criteria: learning outcomes, social activity, interests, creativity.

THE MENTORING PROCESS

The recruitment results and mentoring pairs will be announced by November 16 this year.

The duration of the entire mentoring process is scheduled for December 2020 - June 2021.

INAUGURATION OF THE PROJECT

The inauguration of the 8th edition of the Mentoring project will take place on November 26 at 14:00 (most probably online).