Careers Centre

Career Mentor Link

Further Information

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Contact

Jo Hocking
Career Mentor Link Coordinator
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

 

Mailing address

Careers Centre (M302)
The University of Western Australia
35 Stirling Highway
Crawley WA 6009


Sponsors

We would like to thank our Principal Partner:

Fluor logo

 

 and our Major Partner:

Visagio logo

 

 

 

 

Testimonial

It was great getting to meet a young, bright and motivated person - it restored my faith in young people!

Brochures

Career Mentor Link matches professionals with students, providing an opportunity for students to benefit from the industry knowledge and career experience of their mentors.

Students (mentees) are encouraged to seek advice and information about their career direction and employment goals while mentors share their industry skills and insights and take an active interest in the career development of the student. 

UWA Women in Engineering program

The UWA Women in Engineering program runs within the same format as Career Mentor Link so all the information on this website is relevant.

Objectives

This one-on-one mentoring program is run in conjunction with faculties and aims to:

  • support students in developing skills to manage their career
  • provide students with an industry perspective to enhance their academic learning
  • prepare students for transition to the workplace
  • establish mutually beneficial relationships between industry, the University and its students.

Details

The Career Mentor Link and Women in Engineering programs run from April to October each year. The 2016 programs were launched at a breakfast on Thursday 7th April 2016.

Career Mentor Link

Career Mentor Link is open to currently enrolled students in any discipline who have completed at least one year of study and industry professionals with a minimum of four years workplace experience. Ideally, students should be enrolled at the University for the full year.

Mentors in the Career Mentor Link program can be male or female.

Women in Engineering

Women in Engineering is a joint initiative between the UWA Careers Centre and the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics. It is open to female students currently enrolled in a Bachelor of Engineering (pre 2012 course) or the Master of Professional Engineering.

Mentors in the Women in Engineering program are female.

Registration

Mentors for both programs can apply online.  Students can also apply online to be mentees.

Proudly supported by Fluor Australia Ltd (Principal Partner) and Visagio (Major partner).


 

Photos from the major events from the programs are available.