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This website is for any younger individual who wants advice from the professionals of their desired, future careers. 

Processing the youth's past job experiences, internships, passions, hobbies, interests, etc., MentorLink will match a list of pro

This website is for any younger individual who wants advice from the professionals of their desired, future careers. Processing the youth's past job experiences, internships, passions, hobbies, interests, etc., MentorLink will match a list of pro

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Hannah commented on Mentor-Link: Connecting You to Your Future

Hi Sergio,

I would love to do just that!

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Hannah commented on Mentor-Link: Connecting You to Your Future

Das klingt gut!

The concept you suggest to employ this idea is very interesting! How can I help participate in this?

I'm beginning my final year of college in California. Perhaps there is a possibility to involve my college along with the schools that you mention.

My email address is located on my profile page. Would you be able to contact me by email so we can continue our discussion?

Vielen Dank!!

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Hannah commented on Mentor-Link: Connecting You to Your Future

Thank you Erica and Gina!

Yes-I completely agree that the biggest road block with this idea is the basic access to necessary technology.

Might there be a way to use this obstacle to our advantage? i.e: extending this idea to Macintosh or Apple so they might see how resourcing these under-resourced schools could be an incentive for them (ex. a student, due to his exposure to an Apple/PC product, buys their products for his transition into a professional environment), and an incentive for students due to their ability to use these technologies during school hours to connect globally with professionals.

We could even bring in some professionals from these students' surrounding areas so that they might be able to talk further with these 'mentors'. And maybe, if some are willing, professionals from across the world could converse with these students via Skype. The student could then be shown how to create a MentorLink profile by the professional on school-site (or on Skype-site) and connect with that specifc professional on the spot, an 'instant gratification' of sorts - seeing and contemplating what the student hadn't seen before-based off of Erica's awesome quotation...