Kansas State University


College of Human Ecology Professional Mentoring Program

Mentoring Connection – October 2017 Newsletter

Campus Connection – Human Ecology Student Events & Announcements


Program Updates – Gathering Feedback

We encourage all of our mentors and mentees to complete the post-meeting surveys following each monthly meeting. These surveys are six questions long, and are to be based on your most recent meeting with your mentor/mentee. Links to mentor and mentee specific surveys can be found below. If you have any questions, please email austin33@k-state.edu.


“In Your Experience…” – Monthly Discussion Questions for Mentoring Pairs

  • How have you handled failure or setbacks in your career?
  • How do you encourage innovative ideas in your workplace?
  • How does your organization handle social media policies and representation?


Professional Skills – Organizing the Job Search

“Organizing the job search can help students keep on top of everything.”


From Around the Web

Mentorship Is Key to Career Success for Young Professionals
from Forbes

Ensure that you get the most out of your mentoring relationship.


Your Mentoring Experience – College of Human Ecology Hospitality Tent Events in Cat Town

Join the College of Human Ecology in Cat Town starting two hours prior to kickoff at the October 21 K-State Football game vs. Oklahoma and the November 11 game against West Virginia. These tailgates are open to all current Human Ecology students and alumni/friends of the college (including all current mentors and mentees). These events are a great opportunity for you to connect with the Human Ecology family and to get together with your mentor/mentee. Admission is free and no reservation is necessary.


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