Mentors provided a range of advice including tips on how to get an internship, resume advice and other useful strategies to get noticed by employers. Other discussions involved learning what each mentor did and what their typical work environments and social lives looked like. Students attempted to meet with as many mentors as possible in the time allotted. Afterwards, mentees were able to rank who they would like to be their mentor and from their both mentors and mentees would be paired in groups to start the mentor process on a more intimate and beneficial level.
This was an amazing opportunity for GVSU PRSSA to meet and create connections with experienced professionals in the area. PRSSA members gained valuable insight into what the professional world is like and will be able to pair with mentors that hold positions in the industries that interest them and begin the process of learning and growing together.
Written by: Stephanie Kotschevar