The Business Week Mentor Program is designed to help younger students learn the necessary professional skills to take full advantage of Business Week. Mentors serve as role models who provide guidance that:
Since its formation in 2011, the program has increased in prestige and design. Mentors are selected based on proven academic success and extracurricular involvement, coupled with recommendations from College of Business faculty. These mentors are dedicated to providing their assigned mentee with the best possible Business Week experience.
Mentor/mentee pairs have attended a training session led by distinguished professionals, followed by a formal induction ceremony. In addition, the pairs have continued to get to know each other by attending a series of Pre-Business Week events designed and implemented by the Business Week Team. To conclude their participation in the program, the pairs attended Business Week together, and have made use of the skills that have been developed as a result of their mentorship.
For more information, please contact the Business Week Mentoring Program at BusinessWeekMentorProgram@ilstu.edu.