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					Dear students!

Don´t miss this great opportunity for your
personal development and future career
growth! Apply for the Mentor Network
Program!

The program aims to provide students an
opportunity for mentoring and career
advisory by business sector
representatives and the best CEOs.

The concept originates from the Regional
Business Council (RBC) in St. Louis, Missouri
which has a mentoring program for
students in higher education.

Program Structure
Usually the program starts with a reception
where RBC representatives meet and greet
students and faculty from chosen
Universities. It’s sort of a mingling event
where students are encouraged to discuss
anything from school, work, management,
leadership, and other topics with present
business people.

The second phase of the program is focused
on personal meetings between CEOs and
students. AmCham member companies host the students for at least one meeting during the semester
at their offices, providing a company and industry overview, and advising and counseling on career-
related topics (e.g. interviewing skills, resume development, and business etiquette).

Each student is responsible to make the first contact and set up a meeting. Students are encouraged to
research the company and prepare other topics for discussion. After the first meeting it’s up to the
student and mentor to decide their next steps.

The Mentoring program can be beneficial for all sides students gain exposure to real world business
individuals and their knowledge; schools can increase their reputation amongst students by offering a
special program for their brightest; the business community will have access to the best talent pool
waiting to access the workforce.

Companies that have already participated in Mentor Network Program:
AmCham Slovakia, CCS-Cargo Customs Service, Cisco Systems, Citibank, CSI Leasing, Enel,
GlaxoSmithKline, Gratex International, Hewlett Packard, ING Bank, Johnson Controls, Komercní banka,
KPMG, Philip Morris, Radisson SAS Carlton Hotel, S&T Varias, SEESAME, Siemens IT Solutions, Squire
Sanders, Tatra banka, T-Mobile, T-Systems, U. S. Steel Košice, U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Embassy.

REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS WHO WANT TO PARTICIPATE in MNP

A: Compulsory requirements
1) Professional Resume: A one page resume should include information about any professional
experiences or activities as well as academic information, honors and awards. We would like to ask you
to fill in the AmCham CV template when sending your complete application. You can also download the
template of resume here.

2) Statement of Purposes - Total amount of 250 – 400 words answering the following:
1. Why have you decided to apply for Mentor Network Program?
2. What are your expectations regarding the Mentor Network Program?
3. How would you prepare yourself for the Mentor Network Program?

B: Complementary requirements
You are not required to send any of the following documents but if you provide them, your chances of
succeeding in application could increase considerably.

1) Recommendation letter: One letter should be from a professor, dean or an academic advisor. An
additional letter may be from a work supervisor.

2) Official Transcript: Grade Point average is not a decisive factor when considering your application, but
it can improve your chances.

• Date of the beginning of the program: May 19, 2011

• Deadline for application: April 26, 2011
• Materials should be sent to: mentorprogram@amcham.sk
• If you have any questions please do not hesitate to

 contact us at: mentorprogram@amcham.sk
                          Anna Novakova
                           0905 000 000
                     anna.novakova@gmail.com


                             EDUCATION

09/2008 – present               University of Economics in Bratislava
                                Faculty of Management
                                Relevant courses: Business Management, Corporate
                                Economy,...
                                (3 – 5 courses you consider the most interesting or
                                useful)


                    WORK AND VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

01/2010 - present               PR Consulting Group
                                Assistant Manager
                                - working directly with General Manager to ensure
                                    all the activities of company
                                - communication with customers
                                - office administration

10/2009 – 11/2009               Association of High School Students
                                Volunteer
                                - event organization
                                - writing of reports
                                - advising for students




                             OTHER SKILLS

LANGUAGES                       Native Slovak, Advanced English, Upper-Intermediate
                                German

COMPUTER                        Advanced in Microsoft Office, familiar with Adobe
                                Photoshop




                         HONORS AND AWARDS

2008, 2009                      Merit Scholarship
2010                            TOEFL Certificate of English - level A

				
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