American University of Central Asia - AUCA - MENTORSHIP

Alumni Mentorship Program


AUCA Alumni Mentorship Program was developed to bring together current students with alumni through informative friendships and to provide the participants with opportunities for professional development through sharing experience and knowledge.



Mentor Roles and Responsibilities


Mentors, participating in the AUCA Alumni Mentorship Program are required to:

  • Take participation in the short training;
  • Take the initiative for contacting their mentees and staying in touch with them during the period of the Mentorship Program (February - May 2020);
  • Devote time to the relationship and be available when requested;
  • Share your knowledge and experience to benefit your mentee;
  • Follow up on progress;
  • Maintain confidentiality of the information shared by the mentee.

The benefits for Mentors:

  • Stronger connection with AUCA;
  • Recognition of your valuable input to the by the American University of Central Asia
  • Job satisfaction from seeing others develop;
  • Heightened sense of purpose and belonging;
  • Learning and developing yourself from the process;
  • Satisfaction at the success of the mentee;
  • Motivation from self-development and responsibility;
  • Networking opportunities;
  • Mentee may intern at Mentor’s company if agreed by the Parties.



Mentee Roles and Responsibilities


Mentees, participating in the AUCA Alumni Mentorship Program are required to::

  • Devote time to the mentoring relationship and interacting often with the mentor;
  • Take full advantage of opportunities provided by the mentor;
  • Keep the mentor informed of academic progress, successes, challenges and other concerns;
  • Exchange ideas and experiences with the mentor;
  • Seek assistance and support as defined on the Mentoring Goals Form.


The benefits for Mentees:

  • Increased self-confidence and motivation;
  • Support and challenge in formulating a clear sense of personal direction;
  • Understanding of the formal culture of organizations;
  • An opportunity to develop necessary career skills by observing Mentors;
  • A source of knowledge and experience to tap into;
  • An opportunity to think about things in a different way;
  • Mentee may intern at Mentor’s company if agreed by the Parties.


Planned Calendar of Activities
Date Activities
January 31- February 20, 2020 Announcement for Mentors
February 10 - 20, 2020 Announcement for Mentees
February 27, 2020 Launch workshop, trainer - Natalia Slastnikova
February 27, 2020 Announcement of Mentor-Mentee match
February 28, 2020 Start of the mentoring program
April 6, 2020 Monthly follow up
May 6, 2020 Monthly follow up
May 28, 2020 Closing ceremony, Certificates, Small Reception.


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