Mentoring Programs

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Recent Alumni Mentoring Program (RAMP)

Are you a recent graduate (< 5 years) of UH Shidler College of Business?

Do you want help accelerating your career, broadening your career horizons, or developing essential skills like:

  • Leadership development
  • Building your personal brand
  • Managing relationships & becoming a master networker
  • Hawaii-specific issues

The Recent Alumni Mentoring Program (RAMP) provides recent Shidler alumni, at no cost to the mentee, an opportunity to connect and learn from Hawaii’s leading business professionals allowing for career insights, personal and professional development, and possibly even career opportunities.

This is one of the Shidler Alumni Association's ways of giving back to Shidler alumni and providing unique value to business school graduates!

Due to an overwhelming amount of interest this year, the application period for RAMP Cohort 5 has ended. Please check back in Summer 2024 to apply for the next cohort. 

For more information, please contact


Executive Mentoring Program (EMERG)

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The Executive Mentoring Program (EMERG) provides Shidler EMBA, DLEMBA, and MHRM students, at no cost to the mentee, an opportunity to be mentored by a seasoned executive in the Hawaii business community in order to provide personal and professional growth. You will also have an opportunity to join a True North Group as part of the program. Hurry and apply, because seats are limited! Applications are now open for the 2023 EMERG Mentoring cohort. The application window will close on September 8, 2023. EMERG offers our Shidler Executive Education students a "boutique" mentoring program in which mentors are personally matched to our applicants based on profession, industry, and reach/growth goals. 

Some areas your executive mentor could assist and provide advice with:

  • Switching careers/sectors, launch a business / Enrich your network / Expose you to unique opportunities
  • Enhance leadership capacity / Provide unbiased feedback / Impartial sounding board
  • Navigate big life changes / Discover your personal brand

Program Length: 6 Months from October 5, 2023 to March 31, 2024.

Time Commitment: Minimum 3 x 1 hour mentoring sessions + prep work & 3 x 1 hour True North Group sessions.

This is one way the Shidler Alumni Association pays it forward to future Shidler alumni!

Virtual information sessions on the EMERG program and to hear from past mentees will be scheduled soon!

For more information or to submit your application, please email: John Doyle ( and Erin Roh (

Mentor and mentee seated at a table.