Alumni Overview

Empowering Success
Beyond Graduation

Mentorship, Internships, Career Placement, and Professional Networks for ACE Alumni.

Proposed Outcomes
for Students

  • Mentor support throughout post-secondary studies, with a goal of graduation.
  • Assistance in finding paid summer internship.
  • Assistance securing full time employment in building and design industry after successful completion of post secondary education.
  • Developing professional networks.
  • Opportunities for professional development and support.
  • Connection to the broader ACE Alumni Network.

Student participant


  • High school graduate (or senior graduating in the spring) currently enrolled in a post-secondary program (i.e., college, vocational programming, etc.)
  • Pursuing an A-C-E related major or course of study, with an intention to continue into the building and design profession after graduation
  • Participated in the ACE Mentor Program in high school
  • Registered in the ACE alumni database

time and commitment expectations

  • Mentor and mentee interactions typically entail 1-2 hours per month, predominantly conducted virtually through channels like email, Zoom calls, and text messages.
  • Progress and updates are relayed to ACE Program staff once a quarter through a brief survey, ensuring transparency and accountability.
  • Additionally, participants can benefit from periodic webinars focused on professional development, to enhance skills and knowledge.

Interested in
getting involved?
Email Katie Bawarski today!

Contact Information

Katie Bawarski, Director of Student and Alumni Advancement
Email Katie