Having a mentor as you progress through your academic or professional life can be a valuable resource. They can offer advice, help you navigate pivots and big moves, and serve as a sounding board when you need someone to bounce ideas off of. The concept of finding a mentor can be intimidating, though. Where are they? How do you find one? While it’s possible you’ll encounter a potential mentor through your professional network, sometimes they may be closer than you think.
This Career Contessa article explains how our loved ones can actually be great mentors.
About The College of Westchester
The College of Westchester (CW) has been educating students in the tristate area for over 100 years. Located in White Plains, CW is an associate and bachelor degree-granting, private college offering programs in business marketing and management, accounting, medical assisting, medical office and coding, digital marketing and information technology. Certificate programs are offered for adult students who may want to brush up on skills or advance their knowledge in a short amount of time. Flexibility is key at CW – coursework is offered during the day, online, and evenings.
Our small class sizes mean high-touch, hands-on and experiential learning by dedicated instructors with advanced degrees. CW staff believe student services are of paramount importance for the CW student experience. CW offers a community of academic advisors, success coaches, tutors, career counselors and the concierge desk in the student services center; these services are available to students across all areas of the college including those participating in online instruction. All CW curriculum is designed specifically to prepare students to meet the needs of regional employers. At CW, Department Chairpersons work with the CW Advisory Council comprised of local business, technology, allied health, and education professionals who provide meaningful input that shapes CW’s career-focused programs of study. Affordability is at the forefront of CW’s concern for students as well, which includes a wide variety of assistance programs to take advantage of including government grants, loans, CW Scholarships and grants, to name a few. We pride ourselves on our powerful and affordable private education. One hundred percent of freshmen receive some form of financial assistance.
For more information, call 914-831-0200 or visit www.cw.edu