Get advice from Sprott Alumni
The Sprott Alumni Advisor Network is an exciting online platform that facilitates one-to-one career conversations among Sprott School of Business students and alumni.
Talk directly to Sprott School alumni about their experience in your career fields of interest.
Have Sprott School Alumni who are company and industry insiders review your résumé.
Practice for your future interviews with Sprott School alumni who are company and industry insiders, who can coach you on how to land the job through a practice interview.
Connect with Sprott Alumni in Three Easy Steps
Step 1: Register
To register, you will go to the platform and complete the simple registration process. We recommend registering with your @cmail e-address or by importing your information directly from your LinkedIn account.
Step 2: Select
Find the alumni advisor you would like to connect with based on industry, job function, employer, experience or service offered.
Step 3: Connect
Schedule 1:1 consultations over the phone for career conversations, mock interviews, or résumé reviews.
Ready to grow your network of Sprott Alumni?
Still have questions?
Click on any of the 3 icons above for more detailed information on the how-to’s for each module of the platform. Also be sure to check out our FAQs below or email Sprott@firsthand.co
1. What is the Sprott Alumni Advisor Network
The Sprott Alumni Advisor Network is a powerful online tool that allows alumni to connect one-to-one with students and alumni for career conversations, resume reviews, and mock interviews. Advisors can select the types of consultations they are willing to provide and all consultations are held over the phone.
2. What is Firsthand?
The Sprott Alumni Advisor Network is powered by Firsthand, a company founded in 2010 that specializes in career coaching technology. They run a public platform, Evisors.com, in addition to creating specific platforms for colleges and universities.
3. How will this system help students?
The Sprott Alumni Advisor Network helps students find the expertise they need to fulfill their professional goals, practice for a big interview and get insight into a particular career field or industry.
4. How much does it cost?
The Sprott Alumni Advisor Network is free for all Sprott School advisors and advisees.
5. Who can register as an advisor? As an advisee?
Our advisors are Sprott School pf Business Alumni. Sprott Undergraduate and MBA students can become advisees.
FAQ’s for Advisees
1. How do I know if the advisor I select is right for me?
Before requesting a meeting, advisees can review the advisor’s profile online, including any available feedback from other advisees. You can also view an advisor’s current title, work experience, academic background and, when available, general schedule.
2. Will the advisor be able to see my phone number or email address?
The Sprott Alumni Advisor Network will never share your phone number or email address with the advisor. Of course, you are welcome to share this information with your advisor during the course of your conversation.