Being part of the Forestry Tri-Mentoring program is an excellent opportunity to network, develop skills, share experiences, learn about yourself and explore diverse career options.
Benefits for mentors
- Opportunity to self-reflect and share life lessons and stories
- Contribute to the success and positive development of next generations of Forestry professionals
- Develop, strengthen and role model your coaching skills
- Join a group of mentors who share the similar values thereby increasing your professional networks
- Expand job pool
New opportunity to connect high quality mentors who do not live and work in the Lower Mainland — with UBC Forestry student mentees, through a new eMentoring format.
The time commitment for the Tri-Mentoring program is 10-15 hours over a seven month period (October to April). This time commitment typically includes attendance at social events, in-person meetings, and skype/email/phone communication.
- Complete and submit Mentor application before deadline September 20, 2017 (noon)
- Agree and abide by the Code of Conduct and the Mentoring Agreement
- Attend Mentor Orientation in October (optional)
- Attend Kick-Off event in October
- Assist mentees in developing personal goals and checking-in regarding progress
- Communicate with your mentees at least three times over the academic year: through email, phone, skype, in-person meetings
- Attend Year End Celebration in March
- Complete an online exit survey