Your application will be assessed, and if you are shortlisted you will be invited to attend an interview (online or in-person). This interview will assess your goals for the program and help us match you with a mentor.
If successful, we will set you up with a suitable mentor based on your career goals, skill development needs and the mentor’s areas of expertise.
We will contact you with the outcome of your application.
You should be clear about what you hope to achieve e.g. seek career advice. Be open to new opportunities and have a willingness to learn from your mentor. Your mentors time and experience are valuable and that there may be occasions when they are not immediately available.
Your responsibilities include:
The role of the mentor is to inspire you to think about the range of work options available to them during and at the end of your degree. The mentor will share their knowledge and experience to equip their mentee to meet challenges they face in starting and developing their career.
Responsibilities include assisting you to:
As part of the program, you need to keep a reflective journal, completed after each visit with your mentor. They aren’t assessed but they are integral to getting the best experience possible from the program. Your journal isn’t just a chance for you to note down key outtakes from your meeting, it also helps build important graduate qualities like critical thinking and thought analysis skills.
A reflective journal is very personal, so there is no right or wrong way to write your journal. It should be a very honest and personally developing activity. When you write your journal, you may interpret events or experiences differently to others or react differently than others do. That’s okay, it is a personal reflection.
Your entries should be around 600 words in length. The quality comes in what you write not how much.
There are 4 main criteria that a reflective journal entry should contain: