Career Mentor Link and Women in Engineering encourage the mentees to seek advice and information about their career direction and employment goals. In turn, the mentor shares their industry skills, experiences and insights and takes an active interest in the career development needs of the student.
The mentoring relationship is based on mutual respect, encouragement, constructive feedback, openness and a willingness to learn and share. Career Mentor Link and Women in Engineering run over the academic year. The amount of time is not onerous and usually involves some email and phone contact and a minimum of two face-to-face meetings, in a six month period.