Penn State University

Civil and Environmental Engineering Alumni Society

Penn State Civil and Environmental Engineering Mentoring Program

Mentor Survey

Please fill in the following information:

* Name:
* Student's Name:

I would continue to mentor this student based on the effectiveness of the mentor-student match
and the student interest in the program:   Yes   or   No

Please rank the following:

Survey Item Strongly Disagree Disagree Agree Strongly Agree
1. The notice I received identifying my mentee was clear and provided me with the information I needed
2. My technical interests were sufficiently aligned with those of this student to allow me to provide effective guidance and counsel.
3. My professional experience and work history were sufficiently aligned with the professional interests and goals of this student to allow me to provide effective guidance and counsel.
4. The student contacted me within approximately two weeks after being notified of the match. (Note: The student was notified of the match the same day as the mentor)
5. I feel it is important to meet personally with the student at least one time in the early stages of the mentoring relationship.
6. The student communicated with me regularly after our initial contact.
7. The student kept appointments or appropriately cancelled appointments in advance of our discussion times.
8. The student was prepared for our discussions.
9. The student and I established a good working rapport.
10. The student was seeking professional guidance and counsel.
11. The student was only seeking a job and was not interested in obtaining professional guidance.
12. My mentoring discussions with the student were an effective use of my time.
13. My match with this student was appropriate and hence, I was able to provide professional support.