Information for Students

Our exclusive program for students who are looking for an immediate connection with an industry professional to get specific industry insight. Unlike our Career Mentoring program, the Express program allows students to connect directly with the Mentor of their choice. It’s so easy - view, click and connect.  Students boost their industry connections immediately!  

Program details

Duration One hour meeting per two-week partnership
Start dates Partnerships available year round
Registrations Registrations open year round
Matching process Mentees reach out to Mentors to request partnerships

The Mentoring opportunity

The mentoring partnership will provide Mentees with a valuable opportunity to obtain advice and guidance from an industry professional on a wide range of industry, skills and employment-related topics such as:  

  • Soft skills required in the industry 
  • Advice on how to find an internship
  • Job search skills 
  • Career paths 

Time commitment

Mentees meet with their Mentors for a 1 hour for a one-off meeting per partnership. Each partnership runs for two weeks.

 

The Express Connection process 

Career mentoring

Step 1: View Mentor profiles
Via the RMIT Express Mentoring Portal, Mentees view the profiles of available Express Mentors, including those suggested or found using the filter function.

Women@RMIT mentoring

Step 2: Request connection 
The Mentee will select 'connect' on a Mentor’s profile to initiate an Express Mentoring partnership. Students can send up to 3 requests & can be connected with up to 3 Mentors at a time. Mentors have 10 days to accept or decline a Mentee's request.

Pride mentoring

Step 3: Connect & meet
Once an Express connection is formed, Mentees message the Mentor to arrange a time to meet either in person or virtually. The Express Mentoring connection will be open within the portal for 2 weeks, during which Mentees and Mentors can coordinate and complete their
one-hour meeting.

Contact us

At any stage throughout this process, Mentors can also contact the RMIT Mentoring team to help the mentoring experience.
Email: mentoring@rmit.edu.au
Tel: (+61 3) 9925 8146

 

FAQs for students

Here are some answers to questions you may have about the mentoring program.