Enhancing Career Readiness with Alumni Mentors

A Partner Impact Webinar with Indiana University, Bloomington’s O'Neill School of Public & Environmental Affairs

Zoom Webinar | Thursday, October 20, 2022 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EST 

Join our next virtual case study exploring the technology and best practices bringing alumni mentorship to scale for career readiness.

Register for This Event to:
  • Learn how alumni mentorship can expand & complement career development services
  • Discover how IUB’s O’Neill School of Public & Environmental Affairs increased career decision self-efficacy for upper-division students by 8.33%
  • Hear directly from an alumni mentor about their experience in the program
  • See how Mentor Collective’s partner dashboard enables administrators at O’Neill to recruit, match, manage, and analyze three different mentorship programs across the student journey

Register for the Event & Recording

Meet Our Panelists


Amy Bastin, Director, Undergraduate Student Services,  Indiana University

Amy Bastin

Director, Undergraduate Student Services

Indiana University, O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Jay A. Showalter, Senior Academic Advisor, Indiana University,

Jay A. Showalter

Senior Academic Advisor

Indiana University, O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs

William Hirsch, Alumni Mentor

William Hirsch, MS

Alumni Mentor and Senior Consultant

People & Organization Analytics, Korn Ferry

Focused on preparing students for careers not yet imagined, IUB’s School of Public & Environmental Affairs excels at providing experiential learning to complement coursework. Part of this programming is a career readiness alumni mentorship program for rising Juniors and Seniors designed by Mentor Collective.

Now in its third year, the program has:

  • Shown significant impact on career decision self-efficacy (mentees demonstrated a 8.33% increase in the 21-22 AY)
  • Matched 480+ upper-division students with a career mentor since the pilot program launch in 2020
  • Engaged ~70+ alumni each academic year