Speed mentoring event jumpstarts justice careers
On April 26, the Criminal Justice Student Association and PACE hosted the first annual Speed Mentoring event. Current and former members of criminal justice professions met with students to discuss their career paths and offer advice and opportunities for student to jump-start their justice careers. Students were offered a broad range of experiences and approaches from which to draw lessons. The mentors’ career experience ranged from retired captain of the San Francisco Police Department to chief of investigations with the San Francisco District Attorney. In the area of service, the mentors represented a variety of experience including the vice president of the International Police Association, board member of the San Francisco Housing Authority and an SF State Criminal Justice lecturer. Alumni participation spanned the classes of 1971 to 2003.