BYU Marriott MBA student mentors seek to build a sense of community, belonging, and group success in the job search process. The program consists of second-year students in a mentor role under the direction of the BYU Marriott MBA career management team. The organization includes a student leadership team consisting of a head mentor, track lead mentors, and individual mentors all acting as mentors in the internship search to first-year BYU Marriott MBA students.
Students apply and are interviewed for a mentor role. A critical assessment is made as to prior internship search success, communication style, influence, results, leadership, credibility, accountability, and other factors. The position holds a high standard for contribution, success, and measured outcomes. Mentors are expected to hold weekly meetings with their assigned team of incoming students and are tasked with sharing strategic content, addressing or up-leveling individual challenges, and holding them accountable for key recruiting metrics.
BYU Marriott MBA student mentors have assisted our students in securing quality internships with Fortune 100 companies and startups and has resulted in increased visibility for the BYU Marriott MBA program.