Mentor & Host Students

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Career professionals like you play a big role in helping our students learn about career options, clarify their goals and build professional networks. You might also have the chance to broaden your own network!

Extern Job Shadowing Program

Provide students with valuable insight into your career by hosting them at your workplace. Students spend half a day to a maximum of five days taking part in job shadowing, informal presentations, and tours of your workplace, which will allow them to learn more about what you do and how you got there. Click here to view the Extern Host guide. 

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In The Field

This career exploration field trip connects a group of 10-25 students to professionals working in various occupations within your workplace. As a group, students visit, ask questions, and learn about the work environment, daily tasks, skills, and education required for each occupation. Contact a campus Mississauga, St. George, Scarborough and sign up.

Informational Interviews

Share your personal career story with students by becoming a member of our informational interview database.  Mentors from private and public sectors are profiled in the database and are willing to meet with students in-person, over the phone or by Skype for a 30 minute informational interview.  Your profile will be on-line in our private database, accessible only by UofT students. Click here to view the Mentor Guide

Contact us to find out more or to sign up

Explore It

Explore It is a program for students in selected second-year courses in the Faculty of Arts & Science. In this program, you will host up to eight students from your area of study at your workplace from a half to a full day. Students learn more about where their education may lead and expand their networks. Contact Mary Giamos to find out if your academic program is participating.

Partners in Leadership

Are you a Scarborough alumus, working in your field for at least two years?  Mentor a fourth year UTSC student over a six-month period.  Attend four networking events and meet regularly by phone or in person.   Learn more and sign up.

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