IB Connect Mentorship Program
IB Connect matches international business majors at Nebraska with professionals from all walks of life and around the world who are willing to share their experiences and provide a successful example of working internationally.
We invite you to apply as an IB Connect mentor to impact a student on their academic and career path! To apply to become an IB Connect mentor, visit go.unl.edu/ibconnect.
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[00:00:06.260]Here at the College of Business,
[00:00:07.700]the international business program provides many ways
[00:00:10.640]for students, alumni,
[00:00:12.230]and business professionals to interact.
[00:00:14.600]One of the most impactful engagements
[00:00:16.410]is the IB Connect mentorship program.
[00:00:19.560]This program introduces international business majors
[00:00:23.100]to professionals from around the world
[00:00:25.080]and all walks of life.
[00:00:26.970]These professionals, like myself, become mentors.
[00:00:30.120]We share our personal experiences
[00:00:32.020]and provide skillful guidance for our student mentees.
[00:00:36.740]As a mentor, you can also open doors
[00:00:38.740]for a student like me.
[00:00:40.670]You can help us grow professionally
[00:00:42.130]by sharing your experience,
[00:00:43.990]recommending the right conferences,
[00:00:45.810]to letting us know about an internship or a job opening.
[00:00:50.400]Our student mentees have the opportunity
[00:00:52.200]to learn about the industry from us.
[00:00:54.100]Most importantly, we get to encourage them
[00:00:56.410]during each of our conversations.
[00:00:58.350]State your case about what you want,
[00:00:59.920]make sure they know what you're passionate about,
[00:01:01.640]and they'll remember it.
[00:01:03.230]Awesome, thank you so much.
[00:01:05.760]By making a big impact with a little time commitment,
[00:01:09.210]just one to two hours a month,
[00:01:11.030]I'm able to be that connection
[00:01:12.720]with our future business leaders.
[00:01:15.400]To learn more and to apply to become an IB Connect mentor,
[00:01:23.063]Become an IB Connect mentor
[00:01:24.320]and make a big impact here at Nebraska.
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