Mentoring Program Success
obtained meaningful employment during the course of their mentorships in 2017
ACP's estimate of the average starting salary for Protégés who obtained a job during their ACP Mentorship in 2017
*An ACP Alumnus is a veteran Protégé who has expressed that his or her mentorship has proven valuable in a variety of professional-development areas.
Mentor Survey Results
Protégé Survey Results
ACP surveys each Protégé paired in a mentorship for six months or more to measure their satisfaction with the program. As of September 2017, ACP has received 8,728 responses to the survey.
Would you recommend the program to a fellow veteran?
Was the ACP Mentoring Program valuable to you in one or more of the following areas?
|Learning about career opportunities||5,863 (67%)|
|Improving my résumé and interview skills||5,826 (67%)|
|Building a network of professionals||5,601 (64%)|
|Translating my military experience into civilian terms||5,387 (62%)|
|Refining civilian career goals and professional ambitions||5,136 (59%)|
|Dealing with work/life balance issues||3,478 (40%)|
|Searching for job opportunities||3,246 (37%)|
|Determining if I should go back to school||2,721 (31%)|
|Learning how to advance at my current job||2,258 (26%)|
|Learning how to deal with difficult boss or colleague/improving interpersonal relationships||2,110 (24%)|
|Learning how to start my own business/build my own business||963 (11%)|
|No, the program was not valuable||99 (1%)|
Note: Participants may select multiple categories, so percentages do not add up to 100%
"Things are going great with Julie! She's amazing! We talk every two to three weeks and she has provided great feedback on my resume and career skills assessment through Career Leader. She's also forwarded sample resumes and information on different industries."
- Lewis Nelson, U.S. Army, paired with Aon Mentor Julie Fischer
My mentor has provided me invaluable advice in the areas of job preference including work/life balance and practical interview assistance. I am convinced that my success in job interviews is because of her assistance.
- Beverly Grandison,
Age 30 or younger
Age 40 or older
Interested in small business/entrepreneurship
Do not identify themselves as white
Since 2010, ACP Protégé Alumni have come from more than 2,430 towns and cities across the U.S.
A Snapshot of Veteran Applicants
ACP surveys each Mentor paired in a mentorship for six months or more to measure their satisfaction with the program. In 2016, ACP received responses from 1,770 Mentors.
Are you glad that your company is participating in ACP?
Would you recommend ACP to a friend or colleague?
Would you consider being a Mentor again in the ACP program?