ERIEC is currently accepting mentor applications for our Spring intake of the Career Mentorship Program, which starts in May! It is a great opportunity for internationally trained professionals looking for a Canadian mentor – and for Canadian business professionals seeking an enriching experience in supporting a skilled immigrant.
Are you a local professional who is looking to give back? An employer wanting to connect with an untapped talent pool in Edmonton? Then consider being a Mentor in the Career Mentorship Program!
Are you a skilled immigrant who is a Permanent Resident, and unemployed or underemployed? Then consider applying to be a Mentee in the Career Mentorship Program!
We are currently accepting online applications for mentees and mentors. It’s easy to apply! Just go online at http://www.eriec.ca/career-mentorship-program and click on the gold mentor or mentee sign up button.
The process is as follows:
ERIEC screens mentee and mentor applications. Those who meet eligibility requirements are interviewed. We meet mentees in person, and most mentor interviews are conducted over the phone. Successful candidates are matched with a mentee/mentor, using educational and occupational backgrounds as guides for matching.
ERIEC offers support for the mentorship relationships, including orientation for the matched pairs. Each mentee and mentor receives a handbook which includes a roadmap – a week-by-week outline of suggested topics to cover during the 4-month program.
“To ensure a quality match, potential mentees go through a rigorous process. We also interview potential mentors so we can be confident that the pair will be compatible both professionally and on an interpersonal level,” said Jill Chesley, ERIEC Project Coordinator.
For more information about our program, please visit the Career Mentorship Program page of our website. For information on the mentee requirements for the program, please visit Be a mentee. For information on the mentor requirements for the program, please visit Be a mentor.
Mentorship: It makes a difference!
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