MentorTech: Mentoring

 

Mentors, we need you! 

The Workplace Learning & Professional Development team is requesting your participation in the MentorTech: Professional Partnerships Program as a Mentor.

We often have more mentee requests than we can fulfill. This is where you can help us. Apply today to be a Mentor.

What's in it for you?

 

Requirements

As a mentor you are charged with fostering a sense of empowerment within the mentee. 

  • Mentors are required to have 2+ years of service at Georgia Tech.
  • Benefits of being a mentor:
    • Leadership and management experience
    • Improve communication and personal skills
    • Reinforce your skills and knowledge of your subject
    • Increase your confidence and motivation

Georgia Tech is committed to cultivating dynamic leaders. MentorTech is designed to facilitate professional partnerships between strategically paired members of our community. You will decide your specialty area of mentoring based on a specific set of competencies listed below. A five-factor personality assessment will be completed by the prospective mentor and mentee to ensure compatibility. Creating the right matches is an essential goal for this program.

Career Guidance

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Insights, connections, and other relevant resources that aid in gaining traction toward your career path.

Work-Life Transitions

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A variety of rich and transparent experiences including best practices for re-engaging life as you enter new stages of life.

Technical Competency

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Specific job knowledge related to career interest, and steps you can take to achieve a very specific career goal.

Career Sponsorship

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Help navigating the cornerstone of moving into a more senior positions in their careers, including strategic introductions.

How it Works

  1. Interested in being a mentor or mentee? Click here to get started.
  2. Registration takes about 3 minutes.
  3. You will be notified by email once you have been paired.
  4. It is possible you won’t get matched. We will only match you with someone who is a good fit.
  5. More information will follow on how to get started.

Timeline

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Registration will be open Jan. 6 and close Jan. 20, 2020. Mentoring pairs will be matched and notified in February. This third MentorTech cohort will run February to August 2020.

Your Commitment

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The time commitment for the program is customizable based on the mentor/mentee needs. However, we expect:

  1. participation for the full six months.
  2. at least a six-hour time commitment (spanning the entire program).
  3. we highly recommend more engagement.

Click here to apply