The Lucy Program is a leadership program for female identifying students studying in the Business School. Through the program, you will receive mentoring and education about the opportunities available for employment and leadership in the corporate and public sectors.
All mentors in the Lucy Program are professionals in senior roles within the corporate, public or not-for-profit sector. Generally, mentors are from finance, accounting, business or law and have volunteered to share their work and life expertise, skills and knowledge.
As part of the program, you will meet with your mentor six times between May and October.
If you are a professional interested in becoming a mentor, you can find information and request an application form.
You need to commit to six meetings with your mentor, including preparation before each meeting, and written reflection following each meeting. You’ll also need to commit to:
You are eligible to apply if you are a female identifying student who has not previously participated in the program. You need to be either:
Priority is given if you are an undergraduate applicant in your second last or final year of study. Unfilled places may be offered to postgraduate applicants.
To be eligible, you also need to:
This is a competitive program for entry, designed to enhance awareness and create connections to professional networks for candidates who have had limited exposure to such opportunities by way of background to this point. Candidates will be prioritised accordingly.
Applications close on 2 April 2023.
We will assess your application and if you are shortlisted you will be invited to an interview and an assessment in April. We will assess your suitability and goals for the program. If successful, you will be matched with a suitable mentor based on your area of study and interest, and the mentor’s area of expertise.
You’ll need to attend the events and activities for the program and complete a reflective learning journal.
A graduation ceremony will be held at the end of the program.