We’d like to thank all of our mentors and students who participated in this year’s program. We’re so appreciative of all our mentors who volunteered their time to the program to develop the next generation of change agents.
The Center for Public and Nonprofit Management's Mentoring Program - in collaboration with the Ohio Center for the Advancement of Women in Public Service - pairs junior and senior undergraduate and graduate students with community professionals in leadership positions within the public or nonprofit sectors. Mentors provide guidance and career advice as students examine career choices during the academic year. Students and mentors exchange interests and plan career goals & objectives.
The program has operated since 2001. The 2018-2019 cohort consists of over 90 mentors & mentees.
This year's mentors include - but are not limited to:
- The Director for Immigration and Visa Security in the National Security Council
- The President & CEO of Downtown Cleveland Alliance
- The President & CEO of the United Way of Greater Cleveland
- The Director of the Cleveland Peacemaker's Alliance
- State Representative (Ohio’s 16th District)
- The COO at the City Mission
- Chief, Northeast District Office for the EPA
- The Field Office Director for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
- The Director of Water Reclamation at the City of Solon
In addition to individual monthly mentor/mentee meetings, our Center organized professional development events such as a panel discussion, “speed” networking, a community service project at The City Mission, and more.