Mentors

Why participate?

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 

eMentoring

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.

Program expectations

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. 

Mentor checklist

  • Complete and submit Mentor application before deadline September 26, 2016 (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