On Thursday, February 27th, twenty School of Urban Affairs undergraduate & graduate students participated in the Mentor Program's Speed Networking event. The students had 5-minute time periods to deliver their elevator pitches to public and nonprofit professionals, and receive feedback and advice.
We're extremely grateful for our mentors who volunteered their time. The represented organizations included:
- Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc.
- City of Cleveland
- Cleveland Department of Public Health
- Cleveland Foundation
- Cleveland Metroparks
- Cleveland State University
- Neighborhood Leadership Institute
- Ohio EPA
- Ohio House of Representatives - 16th District
- OHM Advisors
- St. Ignatius High School
- University Circle, Inc.
About the Mentoring Program: The Center for Public and Nonprofit Management's Mentoring Program - in collaboration with the Ohio Center for the Advancement of Women in Public Service - pairs junior and senior undergraduate and graduate students with community professionals in leadership positions within the public or nonprofit sectors. Mentors provide guidance and career advice as students examine career choices during the academic year. Students and mentors exchange interests and plan career goals & objectives.