Alumni, Parents, and Friends of the Humanities at Ball State can…


SPONSOR AN INTERNSHIP

If your place of business has an internship position (or can create one), contact the Ball State Career Center.

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Mentor Students in Person

Volunteer to speak at a Cardinal Directions event, Zoom into the Discovery career class, or do an informational interview with a student. Contact Compass Director Prof. Cathy Day

Mentor Students Online

Join Cardinals Connect (like a Ball State-only LinkedIn). Here's a handbook for mentors and mentees to help you on your mentoring journey. 

Tell Your Story

We share alumni stories on our blogs (English and CSH) and archive them on our website. Remember: when you make yourself more visible to students, you help guide their way.

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Give Back

Donate to the College of Sciences and Humanities, your home department, or to Compass Advantage. We use these funds to provide internships stipends, peer mentoring, career-skills building, and programming.  

 

How to Register for Cardinals Connect

Log into Cardinals Connect.

Below is what you'll see.

Complete the questionnaire on how often you want to be contacted and how much you're able to help.

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Once you join Cardinals Connect (here's some advice about that) and are approved:

  1. Select "Groups" in the left-hand menu.
  2. Search for "Compass."

If your career (or career interest) is part "Business & Technology," part "Human Services," by all means, join both groups.

They will look like this:

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Questions or Ideas?

Contact the Director of Compass Advantage, Cathy Day or connect with her on LinkedIn. You can find her in North Quad 162.