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Business Mentor Opportunities

I am looking for more businesses and organizations within the Seneca Falls community to partner with the Mynderse Academy School-to-Career Program!

Please contact Kim Stevers (email or 315-568-5500 x2155) to find out how you can help the high school students of Seneca Falls link their classroom learning with the real world!

What is expected of a job shadow mentor?

A job shadow mentor is a professional who hosts a student during a job shadow experience.

  • Jointly establish goals and objectives for the day with the student
  • Define areas of confidentiality with the student 
  • Share experiences and expertise
  • Provide a safe working environment
  • Provide opportunities for the student to observe associated careers within their interest
  • Complete a student evaluation form 

What types of careers are students interested in?

Everything!! The sky is the limit!

Here is a list of some of the career fields that our students are interested in:

  • Accounting
  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Athletic trainer
  • Attorney
  • Auto sales and restoration
  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Bio-med
  • Broadcasting
  • Childcare
  • Chiropractor
  • Clothing designer
  • Coaching
  • Communications
  • Computer programming/technology
  • Conservation/environmental
  • Construction
  • Cosmetology
  • Criminology
  • Culinary arts
  • Dentistry
  • Education (all areas)
  • Engineering (all types)
  • Forensics
  • Geology/mineralogy
  • Health and nutritional science
  • Journalism
  • Law enforcement (state troopers, police officers, park rangers, FBI)
  • Machine/heavy equipment operation
  • Marketing/advertising
  • Medical (nursing, physician assistants, OBGYN, ER doctor)
  • Pharmacy
  • Photography
  • Physical therapy
  • Psychology
  • Radiology
  • Sports management
  • Veterinarian
  • Video game design
  • Zoologist

Do you work in one of the fields listed above? Do you know someone who works in one of the career fields listed who might be willing to host a student shadow?

Please let me know if you or someone you know might be able to host one of our students for a shadowing opportunity. The more resources I have, the better experiences and opportunities I can provide to our students!

I look forward to hearing from you soon!

Kimberly Stevers, School-to-Career Services Coordinator
Email
315-568-5500 ext. 2155