MentorPolis - A brief Introduction


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  • 07/27/09
  • 07/27/09
  • MentorPolis - A brief Introduction

    1. 1. Introduction to MentorPolis where aspirations meet direction…
    2. 2. MentorPolis Vision and Idea Idea: A new communication channel that connects mentees who seek academic and professional advice with accomplished and suitable mentors via one-to-one Telephone Consultations Vision: Increase knowledge and guidance accessibility to enable everyone to make informed decisions and reach his own worthy unique position Mentees (Students) Looking for reliable information and personal guidance Mentors Have ‘ been in Mentee’s shoes ,’ have ‘ made it ’
    3. 3. Areas where people seek GUIDANCE… Career related knowledge MBA Masters in Engineering <ul><li>Understand the various careers, requirements, potential and realities. </li></ul><ul><li>Clear out any misconceptions related to careers </li></ul><ul><li>Mentoring in reaching the right places – interview preparation, application help etc </li></ul><ul><li>Understand the various courses, options and potential post it </li></ul><ul><li>Know the tips and tricks related to many exams / colleges </li></ul><ul><li>Find out about various colleges </li></ul><ul><li>Understand the various options related to various streams </li></ul><ul><li>Know the tips, tricks related to admissions to various higher education options </li></ul><ul><li>The how-to guides for admissions </li></ul><ul><li>Understand the various elements related to entrepreneurship right from ideation to exits </li></ul><ul><li>Tips and tricks on various finer points related to entrepreneurship (raising capital, negotiations etc.) </li></ul>Entrepreneurship
    4. 4. MentorPolis Model Mentors Mentees School students Undergraduates Post Graduates Professionals * Advice verticals already launched Interaction enabled by MentorPolis Senior students and professionals from reputed colleges such as IIT, IIM, ISB, Harvard, Oxford, Stanford, MIT etc… People seeking guidance, who are confused about what education to pursue and which career to choose. Engineering* MBA* Social Sciences Pure Sciences Law Medical Careers* Entrepreneur- ship*
    5. 5. Services Paid Services – Telephonic Consultation Free Services <ul><ul><li>How it works </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Step 1: See detailed mentor profiles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Step 2: Select suitable mentor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Step 3: Schedule communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Step 4: Pay for consultation request </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Step 5: Communicate </li></ul></ul>Web Seminar Interact live with mentors right from your computer Ask our Mentors Ask your smallest queries directly to the mentors on website forums Links to Knowledge Use the collection of some of the best available content on the web Find a Mentor, take the advice One-to-one personalized guidance INR 500 per call - Fixed Introductory Charges
    6. 6. MentorPolis Proposed College Model Improved Student Performance Publicity in the global mentee base Branding and marketing opportunities Attracting more students and better talent Association with Placement Department /Career Cell Value to College <ul><ul><li>Career Guidance and personalized advice consultations enabled through MentorPolis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disseminating information about career opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organizing Seminars on </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New Career Opportunities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Resume Workshops / Interview Preparation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Higher studies in India and abroad etc.. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coordinated Career Assessment Psychometric tests - both Offline and Online </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Mentor Profiles Shaurya Gupta <ul><ul><li>Education: B.Tech IIT Delhi ‘07 & IIM Calcutta ‘10 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Area of Expertise: CAT, Group Discussions, Personal Interviews, Resume Editing </li></ul></ul>Himanshu Asnani Teresa Teodori Anuraag Sunder <ul><ul><li>Education: Ph.D. Stanford University ‘13 & B. Tech. IIT Bombay ’09 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Area of Expertise: IITJEE, MS – US, University Internships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education: MBA - Harvard Business School ‘13 & MS/BS - Washington University in St. Louis ‘09 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Area of Expertise: MBA US,GMAT, Essays/ Resume Preparation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education: MBA –Pune University, 9 years of experience in Insurance Industry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Area of Expertise: Careers in Insurance and various Insurance sub-verticals </li></ul></ul>With over 70 mentors (and increasing) from reputed schools and colleges such as IIT, IIM, Harvard, Oxford, MIT, Stanford etc.
    8. 8. MentorPolis Team Avijit Sharma, Co-founder : Avijit subscribes to the Mother Teresa's thought - &quot;Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.“ He identifies MentorPolis as a collective effort which enables people to dream, develop and achieve their career aspirations. Avijit is a Mechanical Engineering graduate from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and has over one year of experience with a strategy consulting firm. Anshul Agrawal, Co-founder : Anshul's vision is to bridge the gap of knowledge that leads to misinformed decision by youth. He believes in greater use of technology to accomplish his vision. Anshul is a Civil Engineering graduate from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and has worked with consumer analytics firm for one year. Pratik Agarwal, Co-founder : Pratik firmly believes that an undermined purpose of education is to make a person self-aware and self-motivated, with a courage to follow his dreams. Pratik is an Electrical Engineering graduate from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and has a deferred admission with Harvard Business School for his MBA.
    9. 9. In news… Indian Express Delhi Edition on 21 st June 2009 Mid Day Delhi Edition on 21st June 2009 Business Today National Edition on 12 th July 2009 “ The mentors are usually students with an impeccable academic record.…” … Wish you could get an ex-MIT honcho to help you with your aspirations, instead of that monotonous coaching class? Three young IITians are busy building a stream-specific mentor-mentee nexus…” … Brains: Ex-IITians – Avijit Sharma, Anshul Agrawal and Pratik Agarwal… The Concept: This is an online venture aimed at helping students. The idea is simple: people who have been through the grind of an IIT or an IIM will be able to offer a clearer perspective…” “ “ “
    10. 10. Thank You ! Contact Us MentorPolis, T3-1102, Sushant Estate, Sector-52,Gurgaon -122002, Haryana, India Visit