Career Mentoring Program

Deakin's Career Mentoring Program is a free online career resource designed to strengthen the global links between Deakin Alumni members, industry, staff and current students by providing career progression assistance to them through networking.

To learn more about the program download our mentoring information brochure (155 KB).

For enquiries about the program contact the Deakin Central Alumni Office at

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How do I find a mentor?

To make an application to be mentored follow these steps:

Decide what form of mentoring is best for you

Read our mentoring tips and help sheet (115 KB)

Read our mentoring agreement

Then you are ready to...

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How do I volunteer to be a mentor?

As an Alumni member with at least 3 years of relevant work experience you can play a vital role in shaping the professional future of current students, staff and/or other Alumni.

There are many advantages in being an Alumni mentor including:

  • Helping mentees to enhance their career development and prospects
  • Gaining an insight into the latest education and employment trends and graduate skills
  • Having a chance to further develop your own communication and leadership skills and industry knowledge
  • Obtaining a new perspective on your professional and personal experiences
  • It is a great addition to your resume
  • Provides you satification in helping others and
  • Provides opportunities to engage with the global Deakin Alumni Community

Before volunteering to be a mentor and so you are aware of the expectations of career mentors, we request you to read the following information:

Mentoring Guidelines and FAQs

Mentoring agreement

Career information interviewing

Now you can:

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Current students

If you are a current student looking for a mentor please visit Division of Student Life Career Mentoring Program.

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