Mentors sharing their knowledge and experience to inspire the next generation of Industry Professionals

The RMIT University Career Mentoring program aims are simple. Connect RMIT students with industry professionals to provide leadership and help shape the future workforce.

Now in its 8th year, this award-winning program provides meaningful outcomes for Mentors and their student mentees.  Benefits for students who are provided with direct industry connections and guidance in the Mentoring partnerships are unparalleled. There are also many Professional Development benefits and opportunities for Mentors including: 

  • Providing an avenue to access graduate talent for recruitment purposes.
  • Further developing coaching & leadership skills
  • Growing professional networks and knowledge via RMIT Professional Development events   

Career Mentoring – Melbourne

Career mentoring

Our flagship Melbourne based program available for all RMIT students from all disciplines. The Mentoring team will match Mentors with a Student Mentee from the same industry and similar profiles.


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Women@RMIT mentoring

A tailored program specifically for female students entering male-dominated industries. The program gives insight and guidance from professionals in the industry who are committed to gender diversity and equality in the workplace. 


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Pride Mentoring

Pride mentoring

A program for Mentors who identify as LGBTIQ and feel they can provide a Mentee with specific professional and social guidance.

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Career Mentoring – Express

Express mentoring

A program suited for Mentors with limited time and are looking for a quick connections to provide students with specific industry information. Students simply reach out to the Mentor for a one-off connection.

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Career Mentoring – Singapore

Singapore mentoring

Connect with RMIT College of Business students from Singapore Institute of Management (SIM) to provide guidance and networking opportunities in the Singapore job market.

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Career Mentoring – Vietnam

Vietnam mentoring

Our global Mentoring programs that connects RMIT University Vietnam students with industry professionals to explore their career options both in Vietnam and abroad.

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How to join the program

Step 1. Click on the program you would like to join, select ‘Mentor’ & complete the registration form.
Step 2. You will receive a confirmation email that your application has been submitted. 
Step 3. If you are based within the state of Victoria, you will be required to have a volunteer Working with Children Check. Please follow the instructions emailed to you (you can also find the instructions here). If you are based interstate or international, the Mentoring team will be in touch. 
Step 4. Once your application has been processed you will then have access to the portal. 
Note: Mentoring rounds occur twice yearly; commencing in March and July of each year, aligning with RMIT University’s semesters. Opt-in will be taken each round. 
Step 5. You will be assigned a mentee at the start of the round.  
Note: For the Career Mentoring Express program, student mentees will begin reaching out to you.  The Career Mentoring Express program is ongoing throughout the year.  

Contact us

Career Mentoring team
RMIT University - Careers and Employability 
Tel: (+61 3) 9925 8146

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