Student mentees are matched as per their interests with senior industry professionals acting as mentors, from a variety of sectors and areas of specialization to enabling students to benefit from the experience, knowledge and expertise of a highly-skilled mentor, working in the type of role they aspire to be in themselves later in their own careers. The unit promotes excellence, develops leadership and initiative, and supports career development, whilst nurturing future talent.
|1.||Act with responsibility and accountability for own learning and professional practice in a workplace responding appropriately to employer expectations, workplace culture and have improved workplace awareness;|
|2.||Extend and adapt disciplinary knowledge and practical skills to solve complex problems and communicate professional recommendations;|
|3.||Work collaboratively and consultatively with diverse colleagues exercising critical thinking and judgement in diverse work contexts; and,|
|4.||Critically evaluate employment opportunities in the market and employ strategies to transition into the workforce.|
|Portfolio||Assessment of the mentee’s portfolio and Mentoring Action Plan||15%|
|Review||Students’ performance within the workplace assessed in line with a number of key criteria (e.g professional conduct, communication, punctuality etc.)||30%|
|Report||3000 word reflection on the mentoring experience, in line with how Learning outcomes have been achieved and Graduate Capabilities met.||40%|
|Presentation||10 minute presentation showcasing key mentoring experiences||15%|
The Pathfinder: How to Choose or Change Your Career for a Lifetime of Satisfaction and Success 1
Lore, N (2012)
New York, Touchstone
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