MVP Alumni Mentor Program


Sacred Heart University’s formalized mentorship program (MVP: Mentoring Visionary Pioneers) will match Mentors (employers) with Mentees (students) to enhance the Mentee’s professional development. It is an opportunity for Mentors to help Mentees better understand their classroom teachings and align it with workplace expectations to have a smooth transition from campus to career.  Mentees will be paired with Mentors who are industry experts and possesses strength to inspire, motivate, and develop leaders, whereby Mentees will gain exposure to proficiencies in career competencies, build leadership skills, potential internship, and establish lasting relationships to further expand professional connections.  


Build and promote an engaging atmosphere between industry professionals and students; focused on life-long success through the sharing of professional knowledge and life experiences.  


    * Through consistent Mentor/Mentee interactions, the Mentee will gain valuable subjective advice and interpersonal skills, heighten industry awareness, professional insight, executive presence, and engagement with other professionals

    * Gain valuable advice: Mentors will provide guidance on the best course of action in varying situations while offering a different perspective towards working more effectively

    * Opportunity to learn from the Mentor about their industry (if decided)

    * Mentee – to build professional network and identify next steps to develop their career


  • Spring Cycle: Wednesday, February 9th – Wednesday, May 11th
  • Summer Cycle: Wednesday, June 8th – Wednesday, August 31st

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Business-to-Student Mentoring Program Continues to Grow

Even the COVID-19 pandemic didn’t stop the interaction between industry mentors and students

Sacred Heart University’s Mentoring Visionary Pioneers (MVP) program, which matches industry mentors with students, just completed its second successful cycle, despite the shutdowns and social distancing resulting …

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Event Recap: MVP Alumni Mentoring Program (2nd Cycle)

MVP Alumni Mentoring Program

2nd Cycle – Wrap-up

 The MVP Alumni Mentoring Program for Spring 2021 concluded a successful 2nd cycle in May 2021 with its wrap-up session in early-June 2021. This cycle of cohorts included academic programs and student clubs …

By Helen Boyke
Helen Boyke Director of Alumni, Veteran and Graduate Career Development Helen Boyke
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Featured Resources

Featured Employers

  • Beth Israel Lahey Health
  • Pranna Physical Therapy and Wellness
  • AXA Financial
  • CBS Therapy
  • Morrison Mahoney
  • Columbia University in the City of New York
  • Drexel University
  • Hartford HealthCare at Home
  • Montefiore Health System, Inc.
  • McCandlish Holton
  • Pulau Corporation
  • Norton Capital
  • ESPN

Contact & Location

(203) 371-7971

Linda E. McMahon Student Commons
5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06825

Center Hours

M 8:30am-5:00pm
T 8:30am-5:00pm
W 8:30am-5:00pm
TH 8:30am-5:00pm
F 8:30am-5:00pm