Prospective Mentee - University of Dallas

Prospective Mentee



We are excited that you are interested in participating in the UD Mentoring Program!

Benefits of having a mentor

  • Meet an experienced UD alumni and gain insight into life after UD
  • Get an inside look into different professions and ask questions to help you explore
  • Connect with the UD community
  • Build interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills 
  • Receive constructive feedback 
  • Discover different perspectives from your mentor
  • Expand your professional network
  • Feel confident in your internship, job, or graduate school applications

What does the program look like?

  • Students will meet with their mentor at least twice a semester, either in person or virtually.
  • Students are invited to attend an annual networking event where they can meet more UD alumni.

How do I sign up? 

  1. Review the mentee covenant below.
  2. Click on the Sign up for the mentoring program button.
  3. The Offices of Alumni Relations and Personal Career Development will review applications.
  4. If you are selected, you will receive an email from Christina Nguyen, Associate Director, with your mentor match. 

Mentor/Mentee Covenant

The Mentee agrees to the following:

  • Respond promptly to email or phone communication (especially to schedule a meeting).

  • Adhere to all prescheduled appointments, notifying your mentor if you are unable to attend a meeting and must reschedule.

  • Come to each meeting prepared. Write down the issues you would like to discuss and the questions you would like to ask. 

  • Notify Christina Nguyen (at about any questions or concerns, especially regarding any changes to your ability to participate.

The Mentor agrees to the following:

  • Once you are assigned a mentee, review student answers to the Mentee Survey to determine the type of mentorship the student is requesting (i.e., career exploration, resume review, shadowing, etc.).

  • Reach out to the student to set a mutually agreed upon day/time and format for an introductory meeting.

  • Adhere to all prescheduled appointments.

  • Assist mentee in professional development based on the parameters outlined in the mentee’s survey.

  • Provide insights and personal experiences on professional matters.

  • Notify the director of Alumni Relations or associate director of OPCD of any questions or concerns, especially regarding any changes to your ability to perform as a mentor so that we may select another mentor for that student.


Registration for the mentoring program is now closed for this academic year.
Please check back in Fall 2024