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The Alumni Mentorship program matches current students with experienced alumni, for the course of one academic year, based on mutual interests, geographic location preferences, student career goals and professional backgrounds. Mentors help students explore their career interests, discuss the transition from M.Arch, AUD and AAD programs to the professional world and often help make introductions to others in the field.

Are you an Arch or UD alumni and want to be a mentor? Contact Francesca Fanelli, Career Services Officer to start the process!


The MSRED Alumni Mentorship Program matches current students with alumni according to mutual interests and backgrounds. The program offers the opportunity for one-on-one guidance throughout the fall and spring semesters, as well as broader networking during the program’s biannual mentorship events. The program is designed to:

  • Provide students with insight and a chance for exploration into the current Real Estate climate and opportunities in various sectors of the field
  • Help students acclimate as future professionals by clarifying career goals, identifying resources and contacts, and planning job search strategies
  • Keep alumni connected with each other and future alumni, as well as informed about the current MSRED program

Each year, mentorship applications take place in July and matching occurs at the beginning of August. The program runs from August through the students’ graduation in May.

If you would like to participate as an alumni mentor, please contact the M.S. RED Associate Director of Career Services, Industry Outreach and Placement Rebecca Andersen Polimeda ( or 212-854-0057) to learn how to get involved.