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Career Mentoring Program

The USQ Career Mentoring Program is designed to connect you (the mentee) with an experienced industry professional (the mentor) in order to prepare you for the transition from university to employment. In the program, you are given the opportunity to develop the tools, knowledge and networks necessary to achieve their career goals through a mentoring relationship.

The Career Mentoring Program aims to provide you with:

  • opportunities to develop relationships with employers and industry
  • a chance to enhance your personal development
  • assistance at the 'coal face' to develop your professional career goals
  • networking opportunities to enhance career progression
  • opportunities to enhance your future employability

The Career Mentoring Program does not:

  • guarantee future employment or work experience
  • provide you with assistance in completing their studies
  • identify your goals.

Wherever possible, you will be matched to a mentor who works in a similar field of study and is in a similar location. To assist with the matching process, you are given the opportunity to nominate their preferred mentor from a selection of mentor profiles. Mentors are sourced from business and industry.

How do I become a mentee?

Student registrations for the Career Mentoring Program are accepted in March-April each year. All you have to do to register for the program, is complete the mentee registration form on CareerHub during this period.

As part of the registration process, you will have the opportunity to nominate your top three preferred mentors from a selection of mentor profiles. The profiles will be made available during the student registration period.

You can search the mentor profiles by discipline:

  • Business and Management Mentors
  • Commerce Mentors
  • Communications Mentors
  • Creative Arts and Humanities Mentors
  • Education Mentors
  • Engineering and Surveying Mentors
  • Information Technology Mentors
  • Law Mentors
  • Nursing Mentors
  • Psychology, Human Services and Counselling Mentors
  • Science Mentors

Further information

There are some answers to frequently asked questions to provide you with additional information about the program. If you have any specific questions, please contact the program coordinator.