Looking for a mentor to develop your career in the water industry? Thinking about giving back to the next generation of water professionals? Register your expression of interest now to be a mentee or mentor in our 2021-22 mentoring program!
Once registered you will be invited to join us at the Breakfast Launch Event on 18 November, as we kick-off the 2021/22 YWP Mentoring Program. We’ll help you understand how to navigate a meaningful mentor/mentee relationship and get the most from the experience. Throughout the 8-month program, various development topics will be covered including goals setting, work-life balance, communicating and networking.
How can mentoring help me? Mentoring is an important influence in professional development and constitutes a rewarding bilateral relationship. While mentees gain much needed guidance, encouragement and access to invaluable experience, mentors can benefit from learning new perspectives and developing leadership and communication skills
Thursday, 18 November 2021
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Mentoring program registration costs: Member: $45 Non-member: $295 (includes a discounted 1 Year AWA Professional membership) Mentor: free
Note: registrations close on 7 November
Sign me up Interested? To help us match Mentors and Mentees please complete the following questionnaire.
About the Program The program looks to support organisational Graduate and Leadership Development programs. It provides dedicated and enthusiastic early-career water professionals the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge, and technical expertise under the guidance of recognised water industry experts. For mentors, it’s a chance to share your hard-earned knowledge with the next generation of water leaders and experts.
Mentors For those with more experience in the water industry, who are interested in becoming mentors, this is an opportunity to: *Hone your coaching and leadership skills *Connect with the next generation of water professionals *Access a perspective outside your own organisation and professional level *Use your valuable experience and expertise to enrich the future of the water industry *Give back by sharing your professional knowledge and experience
Mentees For members in the early stages of their careers, mentoring can help you: *Gain advice, develop new relationships, and learn skills from industry leaders outside your current organisation. *Focus on and clarify your career aspirations *Network with more experienced professionals who can assist you in achieving or setting your goals *Establish a foothold in the water industry through your mentors’ industry experience and insight
The mentoring relationship can be a formal or informal professional relationship and is based on openness, mutual trust, respect, encouragement, constructive comments and a willingness to learn.
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