Teacher & Student
Mentoring Program

Destination Achievers is seeking professionals in their field who are willing to share their knowledge with our students for our Mentoring Program.  The purpose of this program is to educate individuals on how to obtain a specific occupation and/or business, how hard it is, what is required, and how they can build a career path from it.  To sign up as a mentor, please provide the following:

  • Your Name and Profession

  • Why did you choose this profession and industry?

  • Explain the Pros and Cons of Working in this industry/profession

  • Steps on how to enter this profession or industry. (Please be very detailed on qualifications, certifications, educational needs, that are required. )

  • Information about salary considerations for this type of work

  • Promotion potential and career advancement paths

  • Resources: Where they can get help, advice, and/or support 

Additional Requirements: Mentors should be an expert in their field with the appropriate education and/or certifications, and have the ability to give advice and recommendations to a mentee via phone or Zoom Meetings. If your organization is represented, it must be a legal business in good standing with the Maryland Assessment and Taxation office or another state in which the business is registered.

To sign up, please complete the form below. Once you are registered, we will reach out to you for more information. Once approved, we will schedule a workshop where you get to present. If you have questions, please contact us.

This program is sponsored by our Corporate Sponsors: Capital One Bank, M&T Bank, and Leidos.

Career Mentoring Program

The purpose of the Adult / Youth Career Mentoring program is a great way for our students to learn more about building a career path and to ensure they choose the right degree for their anticipated career choice. It is also a great way to build self-confidence, and learn new skills.  Individuals who wish to participate in this program must be Maryland or Washington, DC residents.  Mentoring Sessions is a 1-hour session, held via Zoom by appointment only.  To sign-up, please schedule an appointment.

Mentoring sessions also include:
  •  Goal Planning: - Our learning plan will help students understand how to set realistic S.M.A.R.T. goals that are measurable timetables to achieve their career goals:

  • Research and Development - We will show our students how to conduct an evaluation and research to match their college degree with their chosen industry. 

  • Business Acumen and Leadership Skills - Students will focus on 12 core business acumen skills needed in the workplace: Leadership, Teamwork, Critical Thinking, Listening, Communication, etc.

  • Interview/Elevator Pitch Training: -We teach students how to give a proper interview or Elevator Pitch of their skills. Students will also participate in mock interviews that will improve their communication and presentation skills.

  • Resume/Cover Letter Development: -Students learn the fundamental structure of a resume and cover letter,  how to construct a resume/cv, how to leverage it when searching for a new career, and how to build a professional network.

  • Professional Branding - Students will learn how to develop an online, professional brand that represents their expertise and professional skills.

  • Occupational Education and Job Search Strategy: - Our learning plan will teach students about different types of occupations, status, salary information, and risks of unemployment. This mission is to help them choose the right profession in the right industry for their specific expertise.