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Mentors – Alumni

Guidelines and expectations

As a Penn State Alumni, you are valued for your knowledge and life experience to help guide Penn State students to gain financial security and freedom. The Sokolov-Miller Family Financial and Life Skills Center has provided a robust curriculum and resources including 28 self-study modules in financial literacy topics. The Center encourages both alumni and students to utilize and share this resource as needed.  https://financialliteracy.psu.edu/self-study-modules/

This mentoring program is designed for educational purposes and for building lasting relationships between alumni and students. This program is not intended to promote, advertise, endorse, buy or sell products or services.

This mentoring program is designed to last for as long as it is mutually agreed upon by both alumni and student.

Discuss goals and expectations with Mentee

Effective communication is essential in any mentoring relationship: Discuss specific goals and expectations with your Mentee to clarify learning objectives.  Review these goals throughout the duration of the mentoring relationship.  This mentoring program is designed to promote online preferred method for communication.

Utilize resources provided by the Penn State Sokolov-Miller Family Financial and Life Skills Center: Website has multiple resources including 28 self-study topics in financial literacy, recorded and archived presentations and monthly live webinars.

The Penn State Sokolov-Miller Family Financial and Life Skills Center uses LionLink as the application platform for the mentoring program – If this is your first time using LionLink, you will be asked to create an account and be confirmed prior to being able to access our program.  Please feel free to email finlit@psu.edu or call the center at 1-(814) 863-0214 for questions and assistance in the application process.