Professional mentors are a valuable resource at any stage of ones career, but especially at the beginning. Mentors can help interns discover their talents, develop their networks, and advance their careers. This is why mentors are an integral part of the SEO approach to internships success.
Every intern will connect with an SEO staff liaison, recruiter, or program manager with relevant professional experience. Many SEO staff members are also Career Program alumni. Staff understand the subtleties of the internship experience and the SEO way.
Alum mentors are professionals who use the SEO Way in their professional lives and understand the nuances of career development for people of color. Most have 1-2 years of experience with an SEO partner organization and are excited to help a new generation launch their careers.
Our banking, private equity, corporate, nonprofit, and law partners also provide internal mentors who help interns navigate corporate culture and develop internal networks. These networks and relationships are critical to the full-time offer process and to future advancement within these organizations.