The value of fostering peer-to-peer learning and knowledge-sharing networks cannot be overstated. Whether between students, researchers, faculty, administrative staff, or alumni, peer-to-peer mentoring relationships generate personal and organizational development benefits.
Harness your executive team's experience to develop valuable relationships with junior team members to build a stronger organization from top to bottom. Give structure to pairing the right mentor and mentee to align goals at every point in an employee's career.
Build customized forums or groups around topics for students to collaborate and communicate more effectively. Increase community engagement on a single, centralized platform.
Create Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-based (SMART) goals. Break goals down into mentorship milestones which can be monitored for progress. Mentors and mentees can collaborate on how to structure the mentorship process.
Build a stronger connection between alumni and students by facilitating mentorship pairing. Allow alumni to give back to future generations.
Students can obtain more personalized guidance and advice to make better decisions about their education and early career paths. Working with alumni can open up networking and career opportunities while also providing a more satisfactory overall education experience.
Alumni can enhance their professional profile by demonstrating their willingness to give back to the next generation. Maintaining a relationship with the school and students creates opportunities for networking and building further relationships in their industry.
Create more consistent means of transferring knowledge within and across departments. Develop the careers of junior staff members to increase job satisfaction and build a stronger administrative organization.