Ideas for Education/Career Exploration
Tutor or help your mentee with homework or school projects
Ask your mentee if they have considered joining the Adelante Youth Leadership Group sponsored by Latin Americans United for Progress. learn more...
Talk about your mentee’s career goals and do activities related to them such as researching a career, setting up job shadows, and filling out job applications
Discuss educational requirements, job opportunities, and salary ranges of various professions, including the one they are interested in.
Take your mentee to your workplace; discuss your job duties, what you like and dislike about your job
Teach your mentee how to ask for and fill out a job application
Assist your mentee in building a resume and working on interviewing skills; set up a mock interview for your mentee and discuss appropriate clothing for the interview; and show your mentee how to do an internet job search.