SHASTA ENGAGEMENT LAYERS

AFAM Shasta Engagement

AFAM is at the heart

  • A student contacts AFAM 6 months before the beginning of his/her internship;
  • AFAM schedules a first Skype call to know more about the student (motivation, English, professional project, mindset);
  • AFAM gives first recommendations concerning resume and student’s future research;
  • AFAM introduces a student to his/her Mentor;
  • AFAM stays a backup mentor;
  • AFAM collects feedback from a Mentor and a Mentee.

Mentors
First

  • Mentors communicate their desire to AFAM concerning students' follow-up (pace, students profil, AFAM involvement);
  • Mentors help students find internships;
  • Mentors give feedback concerning their mentee;
  • Mentors have no obligation to find an internship - but a Mentor and a student set goals together (more effective resume, more feedbacks from companies, more interviews etc.)
  • Mentors have access to the databases of the Shasta stakeholders - Experts and Referrers.

Experts
Second

  • Experts give advice concerning industries and companies they know;
  • Experts can be contacted from time to time by a Mentor or
  • AFAM (no direct contact with a Student unless desired by an Expert);
  • Experts are not involved in Mentorship

Referrers
Second

  • Referrers contact their current companies to see if they hire foreign interns; they provide a link to current openings (the link allows them to track an employee who refers a candidate);
  • Referrers are not involved in Mentorship and are not in direct contact with a Student (unless desired by a Referrer)

Ambassadors
Last but not least

  • Ambassadors are all Alumni and Students who actively support the Shasta program;
  • Ambassadors can talk about Art et Métiers ParisTech at their company, share internship offers, help AFAM meet an HR representative, etc. There are so many ways to help!
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