Welcome to the
UNSW Career Discovery Mentoring Program
Applications for the Term 3, 2021 UNSW Career Discovery Mentoring Program open in July
The UNSW Career Discovery Mentoring Program provides students with the opportunity to discover potential career and vocational futures through a mentoring relationship that facilitates greater self-awareness of skills, knowledge, experiences and attributes. It connects UNSW students from their second year of study with established industry professionals, providing students with a significant opportunity to focus on their career development.
Over a 5-week mentoring period, students will receive guidance from mentors and gain knowledge of industries and sectors, career options, industry trends, workplace culture and dynamics. Students will also gain insights into their skills, knowledge, values and attributes, as well as reflect on their experience and learn from the experience of mentors. The program provides the opportunity to build personal and professional networks with mentors and fellow mentees.
Join the Career Discovery Mentoring Program to:
Explore multiple industries/sectors to help discover a career path that’s right for you
Build a relationship with an established industry professional who will provide support and guidance
Build confidence in developing personal and professional networks
Develop employability skills such as: communication, interpersonal, leadership and organisational skills
Take part in a program that offers the opportunity to engage 100% online or face to face
Become part of the Alumni Connect network
Gain AHEGS accreditation
Note: This program is not an internship, work experience or employment. Our aim is to assist you to develop an awareness of the career options and the skills and knowledge necessary to pursue a chosen field.