University of Michigan Alumni Association


Get advice from the Leaders and Best who’ve come before you by participating in the 30 Minute Mentors program.

In-person 30 Minute Mentor Sessions

Sessions are held in Ann Arbor at the Alumni Center unless otherwise noted. U-M students register online to meet with an alumni volunteer for 30 minutes between 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Undergraduate and graduate students may register to participate.

2014  - 2015 dates:

  • In-person 30 Minute Mentor events are done for the '14-'15 academic year but will pick up again in the fall. New dates will be added later in the summer. 

Alumni: Please review our Mentor Guidelines for In-person Mentoring
Students: Please review our Student Guidelines for In-person Mentoring

Virtual 30 Minute Mentor Sessions

30 Minutes. Infinite Connections. U-M students and recent grads can register online to meet with alumni volunteers from a variety of industries, cities and academic backgrounds. Once registered, students and recent grads will receive contact information so they can follow up directly with their selected alumnus/a via phone, Skype, FaceTime or Google Hangout. All connections should be made within the month.

Virtual 30 Minute Mentor Months

  • October - Closed
  • November - Closed
  • February - Closed
  • March - Closed
  • May* - Closed

* May 2015 for recent grad members of the Alumni Association only. 

Alumni: Please review our Mentor Guidelines for Virtual Mentoring
Students and Recent Grads: Please review our Student Guidelines for Virtual Mentoring

The 30 Minute Mentors program is made possible by support from Alumni Association members.

While the Alumni Association strives to identify relevant and high quality professionals to provide career advice, we cannot be responsible for screening or evaluating the quality of any advice provided by alumni mentors.

Interested in mentoring? Complete our alumni volunteer form.