Alumni Mentorship Program (AMP)

Mission

Connect Alumni and Students


The Alumni Mentorship Program (AMP) connects mentors (Alumni of IIT Roorkee) to mentees (students of IIT Roorkee) and is for the benefit of the students of IIT Roorkee. The mentors are alumni of IIT Roorkee, bringing their rich and varied life experiences.

Note: AMP does not require any monetary commitment from the students.

Goals of Mentoring

  • Create a confidential environment to reflect, discuss, and help the students grow.

  • Focus on student's long term growth, both in their careers and as human beings.

  • Provide infrastructure to facilitate matching, communication, and evaluation.

Activities

  • 1:1 mentoring. Mentors and mentees meet once every two weeks to discuss career growth, job search, skill development and any other topics that are helpful to the mentee.

  • Talks. Talks are organized on topical issues like job search in covid times, emotional quotient etc. These talks are of general interest.

  • Special Interest Groups. These are smaller group discussions about specific topics like careers in Entrepreneurship, Finance, Product Management, Academia or others.

1:1 Mentoring

Awesome pool of dedicated mentors

    • 130 mentors

    • from diverse fields like engineering, academia, management, civil service, finance, and entrepreneurship

    • very accomplished individuals (CEOs, IAS officers, Niti Aayog, Vice Presidents, Professors and so on).

    • Mentors from batches 1961 - 2019

To sign up as a mentor see this section.

  • 200 students, almost everyone has been matched to a mentor

Logistics

The mentoring is organized in batches, each lasting about six months. We first round of mentoring was organized in July - Dec 2020.

  • Students fill up an application form indicating their long and short-term goals, and optionally, a preferred mentor.

  • Some mentors are listed on Mentors Web Page, with their areas of interest, a brief statement about their work and their strengths.

  • Mentees reach out to mentors to see if they are available.

  • Mentors may accept or reject.

  • Mentoring relationship lasts about 3 months or 6 meetings. This is so that multiple students can benefit from the program.

Students

The mentorship phase2 will begin in Feb 2021.

Once a student is connected to mentor, they will mutually decide a time to connect over voice, video conference or in person.

If you are interested in applying for the mentorship for phase 2, please fill up your details here (Mentees): AMP pre-registration for phase II


Testimonials from First Batch

We are indebted to all our wonderful alumni who contribute to the AMP and help our students. - Prof. Ajit Chaturvedi, Director IITR


I am benefiting a lot from the Alumni Mentorship Program (AMP) and wanted to show my immense appreciation and gratitude. I have been lucky to be allocated Mr. Sushil Prakash as my mentor and meetings with him have been very insightful and a great learning experience. The discussions are not only helping me in contemplating my dreams and passion but also in paving a path to achieve them. - Pallavi Kaushik, Ph.D. student in Computer Science


The Alumni Mentorship Program (AMP) is bringing many improvements in me. I feel fortunate to have Mr. Ram Goel as my mentor. Meeting him has made my journey as a civil engineering student a more insightful and interesting one. It feels great to have someone with such talent and vast experience guide me through, which wouldn't have been possible without AMP. - PT Reddy, B. Tech Civil Engineering

Second Batch of Mentoring Starting in Feb 2021

We are starting the second batch of mentoring in Feb 2021, and expect even more students to sign up.

The IntroTalk recording is available here: AMP Intro Talk Recording

The deck is available here: AMP Orientation Deck

Please Sign up as a Mentor

Sign-Up as a mentor and make a difference in a student's life.

Please fill the following form. Link: AMP Application Form: Mentors

The time commitment is 1-2 hours a month.

For the list of current mentors: AMP Mentors

Alumni Mentorship Program Overview

Rules

All participants agree to the following:

  • Keep all discussions confidential, and adhere to our privacy policy.

  • Be courteous to mentors and their time commitments.

  • Behave in a professional manner and follow this code of conduct.

Students should refrain from:

  • Asking for money, fundraising.

  • Asking for job/internship positions.

For any questions please email us at: iitramp@googlegroups.com or kiran.s.panesar@gmail.com

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