MentorTech: Professional Partnerships

Research shows that mentored individuals perform better, advance quicker, and have more career satisfaction. Some of the world’s most influential leaders have mentoring relationships to help them in their quest for excellence. Did you know that Marc Andreessen (founder of Netscape) was a mentor to Mark Zuckerberg (founder of Facebook)?

Mentors

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

Mentees

As a mentee, it is your duty to seek opportunity for self-efficacy while using your mentor as a guide.

  • Mentees are required to have at least one year of service at Georgia Tech.
  • Benefits having a mentor:
    • Increased ownership and engagement in your personal and professional development
    • Expanded networking opportunities
    • Heightened exposure and visibility within Tech

Click here to apply

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. More information will follow on how to get started.

Timeline

Calendar

Registration will be open Jan. 2 and close Jan. 23, 2019. Mentoring pairs will be matched and notified before February 15. This second MentorTech cohort will run February to August 2019.

Your Commitment

Time commitment

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).

Career Guidance

Career Guidance

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

Work-Life Transitions

Work Life Transitions

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

Technical Competencies

Technical Competencies

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

Career Sponsorship

Career Sponsorship

Growth and development as one navigates the cornerstone of moving into a more senior position in their career, including strategic introductions.

Donna Ennis and Shirley Taylor

 

"The paring of the Mentor to Mentee was simply amazing. I was paired with a Mentor who was identical to the career trajectory I want to pursue." Shirley Taylor, Student Accounts Specialist | Read more here.

 

Kelly Cross and Stephanie Niebuhr

 

"I really valued having someone outside of my usual group that I could go to and ask questions or share ideas with for a fresh perspective." —Stephanie Niebuhr, Academic Program Manager | Read more here.