Vision and Goals

Vision

To foster an environment of:
CONNECTION
A supportive network of student peers and industry professionals
SHARING
Life experiences, career aspirations and advice
EMPOWERMENT
To build unique sets of skills and effectively communicate them
COMMITMENT
To lifelong learning and service

Mission

The Forestry Tri-mentoring program brings together a diverse group of passionate mentors and mentees to explore the meaning of “career” in the 21st century, while gaining the confidence, courage and openness to experiment and learn from diverse career building experiences.

Program Goals

  • To provide all Forestry students with access to a mentorship experience within a caring, inclusive and diverse community of peers and professionals
  • To effectively use the technology of social networks to enable mentors, who are not working in the lower mainland, to participate in the program, while increasing the diversity of our mentor community and access to the program
  • To establish a culture that values professional development, coaching and service
  • To role model self-awareness, goal setting and lifelong learning
  • To instill a sense of purpose and capability, where participants have identified their next career building experience

Learning Outcomes

  • Participants will be able to articulate their interests, current skills and volunteer/work experiences verbally and in writing
  • Mentees will be able to identify and explain their personal goals for the program
  • Participants will be able to receive and give positive and constructive feedback
  • Participants will be able to effectively communicate within an intergenerational, diverse and professional environment
  • Participants will be able to describe their understanding of the meaning of “career”
  • Participants will be able to identify their next step in their career development journey