Stanford Club of Hong Kong is doing an online-only Career Mentoring Day, and we invite alums to join us in volunteering!
Although Beyond the Farm is cancelled globally this year due to COVID-19, we are running a club-organized, online event to sustain the volunteering spirit of Beyond the Farm locally. Through online videoconferencing, alumni will be able to volunteer their time, share their career journeys and provide career mentorship to local secondary school students.
We are collaborating with CoCoon Foundation (https://foundation.hkcocoon.org/) to invite students as mentees. CoCoon Foundation has brought entrepreneurship education programs to 40+ local secondary schools across different neighborhoods, so some of the students we will mentor are from schools that may lack access to these types of career mentorship opportunities.
Saturday, 2 May, 2020 Saturday 30 May, 2020 (to avoid timing conflicts with majority of DSE exams)
Time: 2:30 – 4:00 pm
2:30 – 3:15 pm: General career tips and future of work
3:15 – 4:00 pm: Breakout sessions organized by industry, led by alumni volunteers
Alumni Volunteering Commitment: We are asking for 45 minutes of your precious time, via online videoconference from 3:15 to 4:00 pm.
Online Videoconference Link: Provided by email after RSVP, closer to event date
Event Contact: Andrew Kwan (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Sandy Wan (email@example.com)
Register to be a mentor now: https://forms.gle/QLjVBYhfkGEaiRTcA
We are looking for alumni working across all sectors to participate, so students can develop a broader view of work. Thank you in advance for those of you who will give time to volunteer online!
Register to attend as a student or teacher now: https://www.eventbrite.hk/e/103298097390