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ERIC Number: EJ1088678
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-1927-6044
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Using VineUp to Match Students with Alumni Industry Mentors in Engineering: A Pilot Study
Halupa, Colleen; Henry, Matthew
International Journal of Higher Education, v4 n4 p105-112 2015
This pilot study evaluated users' perceptions of the effectiveness of the VineUp platform to match mentors from a large United States manufacturing firm and mechanical engineering students in an honors program at a small private university. Four mentor/mentee pairs were surveyed and interviewed at the end of the nine-month program. Although the VineUp platform was effective in matching mentor/mentee pairs, participants felt the process could have been done with an alternate method that was more cost effective.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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