USTCAAGNY Mentorship Program Announced

Dear USTCAAGNY members,

USTC Alumni Association in Greater New York is proud to announce a pioneer Mentorship Program this year. We aim to build a new platform for our alumni in Greater New York area to share, learn and grow together, in the form of one-on-one interactions. Mentees will acquire valuable knowledge, skills and suggestions from our senior alumni, while it is also an opportunity for mentors to improve their leadership in the role and contribute to the development of the junior alumni. USTCAAGNY will try our best to pair our alumni based on their needs, provide any necessary follow-up assistance and oversee the progress of the program.

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