Alumni Mentorship Program

Alumni Mentorship Program

Alumni Mentorship Program Overview

Since 2005, the Alumni Mentorship Program has fostered valuable relationships between Skule™ alumni and students. Mentors share their knowledge and experience and provide students with the encouragement and insights they need to get a great start to their careers and begin to set a course for the future. They enhance students’ educational experience and give back to their alma mater in a unique and rewarding way. Mentors often also learn from their bright young student mentees as they help them navigate important decisions at a critical time in their lives.

The program is open to undergraduate (including Professional Experience Year internship participants), graduate students (MASc, MEng and PhD) and alumni who graduated more than one year ago. Matches meet at the program’s kick-off event held at the beginning of the fall semester. From October through March, mentors and mentees connect informally as they wish, and all matches gather at several program events planned throughout the year.

How it Works

To participate in the Alumni Mentorship Program, mentors and mentees are both required to sign-up for U of T Engineering CONNECT.

  1. Sign up for U of T Engineering CONNECT and join the “Alumni Mentorship Program” group.
  2. Update your profile and post a brief description of your experience, background and interests.
  3. Accept or decline incoming mentorship requests.
  4. Meet face-to-face with your match once a month from October to April and keep in touch via email, phone or social media.
  5. Attend exclusive program events for free!
  6. Let us know how we did by completing a program evaluation in December and April.

Download our Detailed Registration document.

Review our Frequently Asked Questions document.

Key Dates

Wednesday, September 20 | 6:30 p.m.

Engineering Alumni Mentorship Program Information Session for mentees and mentors.

  • Learn how to use U of T Engineering CONNECT for mentorship
  • Network with mentors and mentees
  • Register for the Engineering Alumni Mentorship Program

RSVP for the Information Session

Wednesday, September 27 | 5 p.m.

Final day for mentors and mentees to join the Alumni Mentorship Program group on U of T Engineering CONNECT.

Wednesday, October 4 | 5 p.m.

Final day for mentees and mentors to send or accept/decline a mentorship request(s) on U of T Engineering CONNECT.

Wednesday, October 11 | 6 p.m.

Engineering Alumni Mentorship Program kick-off for mentees and mentors.

  • Meet your mentor(s) or mentee(s)
  • Discuss mentorship program goals and complete goal-setting worksheet
  • U of T Engineering CONNECT refresh

Alumni Mentorship Program Committee

Chair – Victor Xin (EngSci 0T8 + PEY)
Faculty Liaison – Stephanie Ordon (Advancement Office)

Questions and general inquiries: Please contact the Alumni Mentorship Program Committee at

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