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Meet your mentor

SWB is full of driven and accomplished students who are always willing to help. Our mentor program serves our members by giving everyone someone to ask questions to whether it is about classes, majors, or transferring, SWB mentors can help.
Our mentors have a variety of different experiences so even if you are not assigned to someone, feel free to reach out to ask them questions. In addition to our exec board, our mentors are made up of elite members who are active on campus.

Find your match!

Request a coffee chat! Fill out what you would like to learn about [ie. consulting, leadership conferences, etc.] and our VP Mentorship will find the best mentor based on your request

What makes us different?

Learn a little more about each of our Spring 2021 mentors and feel free to reach out to anyone listed! 

Cansas Buckalew                       Junior: Supply Chain

Experiences: Works at a bank currently, case competitions, WIF Academy, Gies Ambassadors, The Women's Network, Supply Chain Management Association 

Summer 2021: Uline Supply Chain Intern

Career Goals: Healthcare product distribution

Ask me about: Picking your major, Networking

Contact: swb.cansas@gmail.com

Megan Sek                                      Junior : Advertising

Experiences: Marketing internship, 2nd year SWB exec member, Social sorority, Gies BADM grader/TA, AAF

Summer 2021: Coyote Logistics Customer Relations Intern

Career Goals: Marketing, advertising, or PR

Ask me about: Interviewing

Contact: swb.megan@gmail.com

Adelaide Hindsley                              Junior: Communications and French

Experiences: Card Integrity working with interns and executives.  Research through the Communications department, Gymnastics Club

Summer 2021: Medix Intern 

Career Goals: HR, consulting, and sourcing.

Ask me about: Interviewing, Picking your major, Finding and internship, getting involved on campus, research on campus, creating and upkeeping and online presence.

Contact: ah14@illinois.edu

Christina Tomala                                Junior : Accounting

Experiences: Engineering Plus Intern, Borgen Project HR Intern,  Wipfli Aspiring Leaders Program, SWB - Professional Development Chair, Accounting Club - Member, Club Softball - Social Chair

Summer 2021: KPMG Tax Intern

Career Goals:  Become a CPA

Ask me about: Picking your major, Resume reviews, adjusting to campus life

Contact: ctomala2@illinois.edu

Aliyah Mohiuddin                      Junior: ISIT & Marketing 

Experiences: CALA , Signify - Product Marketing Internship, Deloitte Consulting Leadership Conference, Synchrony Summer Externship, Gies Ambassador, Deans Student Advisory Board, Muslim Students Association

Summer 2021: Protiviti Consulting Intern

Career Goals: Consulting and Law school

Ask me about: Marketing and ISIT internship opportunities

Contact: swb.aliyah@gmail.com

Sabrina Leon                                      Sophomore: Marketing & IS

Experiences: Marketing Consulting, PPE Connector, Administration Director of social sorority, MBSA, Women's Network, and Gies Ambassadors, Beta Alpha Psi

Summer 2021:  Victoria's Secret Digital Productions Intern

Career Goals: Digital Marketing or Analytics

Ask me about: Applying for marketing internships & time management, picking a major, Linkedin

Contact: swb.sabrina@gmail.com

Amy Jia                              Sophomore: Accounting & IS

Experiences: Case competitions- PwC and Deloitte, Senior Manager at EntreCORPS, Volunteer Illini projects, Beta Alpha Psi

Summer 2021: Caterpillar Accounting Intern

Career Goals: Management Consulting

Ask me about: Interviewing for internships as a sophomore, finding professional experiences, consulting case interviews/ competitions, 

Contact: swb.amyj@gmail.com

Sarah Jiang                                      Sophomore : Accounting 

Experiences: Service chair in SWB, VP of Service in SWB, Beta Alpha Psi, Supply Chain Management Association

Summer 2021: Recruiting! 

Career Goals: Tax accountant / Procurement management

Ask me about: Picking your major, ICT, Getting use to college life for out of state students

Contact: swb.sarah@gmail.com

Emily Yan                                      Sophomore: Accounting & IS

Experiences: Deloitte Consulting Leadership Conference, Discover Deloitte Illini Leadership Conference, Crowe Learn2Lead, PwC Explore, Tutor at Office of Minority Student Affairs; Phi Eta Sigma, National Organization for Business and Engineering, Disruption Lab

Summer 2021: Recruiting!

Career Goals:  CPA license, Audit at public accounting firm, Business/data analytics

Ask me about: Interviewing, Picking your major, MBSA, accounting club

Contact: kaijing2@illinois.edu

 Esha Sharma                                     Sophomore: Information Systems

Experiences: Case competitions, Design for America, SWB–Mentoring Chair

Summer 2021: Centene-IT Audit Intern

Career Goals:  Business/data analytics in healthcare industry

Ask me about: Interviewing, Picking your major, getting involved on campus

Contact: isharm7@illinois.edu

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More to come...

The full list of approved mentors will be available before March 1st 2021

Request a Topic

You will be matched with a mentor

Any questions can be directed to swb.uofi.membership@gmail.com 

[This is not the only way to set up a coffee chat, only a way to facilitate conversations, feel free to reach out directly to anyone you are interested in speaking with]

Examples of topics to request include: ICT, consulting, specific career interests, applying to SCM ect. 

Please note: all mentors have been trained to do resume reviews and mock interviews 

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