If you’re in in your penultimate or final year of study and thinking about life beyond university, having a mentor is one way to get a head start on your career.

Career Ready Mentoring  is part of Career Ready Advantage and can connect you with alumni and other professionals, and help you prepare for a career in your area of interest.

This program is for current students at La Trobe University.

We have more than 300 mentors from fields including:

  • Business: management, marketing, accounting, finance, logistics, and HR
  • Law
  • Media and communications
  • Nursing and midwifery
  • Psychology and public health
  • IT
  • Education and teaching
  • Science research, engineering, and bio-medicine
  • Social services, allied health, and social work
  • Government

What’s involved?

  • Through a structured one-to-one mentoring partnership, you’ll receive critical career planning support and guidance through a rewarding program of learning, networking and career development.
  • You’ll need to be available for regular meetings with your mentor, either in person or online.

Learn from your mentor’s experience and knowledge about:

  • career options and pathways
  • industry knowledge and skills
  • resumes, interviews, and job applications
  • employers and labour markets.

Explore our three mentoring programs to find the right program for you

Career Ready Conversations

Consult with an industry expert in a one-off conversation about a specific career question.

Career Ready Mentoring Program

A 16 week program where you can:

  • learn about different job options and career pathways
  • understand the skills and experience employers are looking for
  • become more confident choosing and applying for career opportunities.

Career Ready MBA Mentoring Program

A 16 week program for MBA students to expand professional networks, develop skills sets and accelerate career growth.

Remember: Having a mentor can be helpful at any stage of your degree, especially in your penultimate or final year of study.

Get started today!

Find out more about Career Ready Mentoring and register as a mentee, please click here or visit https://mentoring.latrobe.edu.au/about.

Dilani Rasanayagam, Careers & Employability Adviser