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


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 Director of Student Success, Dr. Melisa Stevens.

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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Questions or Ideas?

Contact the Director of Student Succcess, Dr. Melisa Stevens