On April 6, 2013, Ascend Metro NY hosted a mock interview
session for the student members of Ascendto select mentees into theFY2013-2014
Student Mentoring Program*. 68 students participated in this session
and over 40 experienced professionals volunteered to be interviewers. Upon
completion, in addition to having the opportunity to be selected into the
student mentoring program, students were able to practice their existing skills
in a comfortable environment and gain valuable interview skills.
A special thank you to PwC for sponsoring and hosting the event
and to the professionals for offering their time to interview.
We also would like to thank everyone who has assisted in
organizing the event.
Student Mentoring Program is an annual 12-month program to strengthen college
students’ (mentees) soft skills and better prepare them for their career development.
Our program focuses on 1-to-1 mentoring with mentors who are mainly accounting
and finance professionals with numerous years of working experiences.