2022 - 2023 Mentor Programme
2022 - 2023 Mentor Programme
Are you looking for career guidance? Want to gain a better understanding of yourself and improve your wellbeing? Hope to expand your network and meet like-minded professionals? Well, AustCham Hong Kong is just the place for you as we are back for our 7th annual University of Wollongong Mentor Programme!
As Hong Kong continues to feel the impact of the pandemic AustCham Hong Kong recognises the importance of supporting wellbeing in the workplace. Our acclaimed Mentor Programme has pivoted this year to develop and support participants’ physical and mental health by providing a wholistic six-month experience focused on YOU. The programme includes a tailored mentoring relationship to support your professional development, alongside a series of Master Class seminars and workshops designed to develop your leadership skills, confidence and resilience. This year’s programme is co-designed by AustCham Hong Kong and Sports Consulting Asia, drawing on a foundation of sports performance and development and focused on enhancing participants wholistic wellbeing.
The programme is delivered in hybrid format, and runs from September 2022 to April 2023. By joining you will be connected with senior executives based on aligned career aspirations and interests for a one-on-one mentoring relationship. Selection ensures a guaranteed boutique and high touch experience for our participants with just 20 mentoring pairs each year. Both Mentors and Mentees will also receive specialised Master Classes and activities to support their role in the program, enhance their personal wellbeing and achieve their career aspirations.
- Under the age of 35
- Committed to driving a mentoring relationship
- Able to attend minimum 70% of the Master Class seminars
- Must be an AustCham Member (*if you’ve been thinking about Membership, now is the time to join!)
- Experienced professional with industry or role-based expertise (corporate, start-up, not for profit or education sector all welcome)
- Preferable to have had previous Mentoring experience
- Must be available to support Mentees over the program period
Apply here for an opportunity to expand your network and refine your professional skills. Be ready to share some details about yourself and your personal goals for participation in the programme.
Here’s what last year’s Mentors and Mentees had to say about the programme.
“I enjoyed the monthly training sessions and there was interesting content and speakers. There was a fun and positive vibe around the programme and the participants and AustCham are very upbeat!” 21/22 Mentee
“It was valuable being able to meet other Mentors during the launch. It was a delight to have a ring side view of my Mentee’s journey and trust that our conversations were helpful.” 21/22 Mentor
“The topics of the monthly webinars were very interesting and rare to see elsewhere.” 21/22 Mentor
“The opportunity for one-on-one discussions with Mentors was the most valuable part of the programme for me.” 21/22 Mentee
Applications are now open, participation is free for AustCham Hong Kong members, and spots are limited!
|August||Applications Open Information Session (online) - Alumni Mentors and Mentees Share Their Experience|
|September||Meet and Match Networking Event – Introduction to the programme, networking event with all mentors and mentees.
Mentor Programme Launch – Matches are revealed, AustCham shares an introduction to Mentoring, tools and advice on making the most of the programme.
|October||Master Class: Who am I – Where Are You Now & Where Do You Want To Be?|
|November||Master Class: Psychology & Performance (What Can We Learn from Sport)|
|December||Master Class: Personal Decision Making|
|January||Master Class: Tools for Managing Mental Health|
|February||Master Class: Job Market – Future of Your Work|
|March||Supporting Community – Volunteering Day|
|April||Graduation Night – Programme Concludes|
* The deadline to apply for the Mentor Programme is on 31 August - there is no event scheduled for that day,
For more information on the programme, contact us!
Wed, August 31, 2022
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
In Person and Online