Whether you’re exploring where your degree in business could take you, or already have your dream job in mind, finding a mentor who challenges, motivates and inspires you to pursue your goals is key to professional success.

The Career Mentoring Program connects you with a mentor who has been in your position as a student, and knows what it takes to succeed after graduating.  

In the Career Mentoring Program, you'll have the opportunity to:

  • Gain insight into the reality of the business world
  • Learn from and be guided by an experienced business professional
  • Reflect on your career goals and future ambitions
  • Build your professional network and make new contacts
  • Gain confidence and develop new skills that will assist you throughout your personal and professional life

You’ll also receive acknowledgement of completion of the program on your AHEGS.

Applications for the 2022 Career Mentoring Program will open in Term 1, 2022. Look out for Career Accelerator newsletters in your inbox for information about how to apply. 

Industry partners

Chartered Accountants Australia + New Zealand partners with the UNSW Business School to deliver the Career Mentoring Program.

The program will be conducted in Terms 2-3.

  • Good question! You should allow for about 20 hours all up. That’s enough time to complete the compulsory program components:

    • Assessment centre
    • Training session
    • Online launch and panel discussion
    • Minimum 5 hours of face-to-face mentoring activities
    • Mid-program catch-up
    • Reflection statement
  • Let’s see. The program is open to UNSW Business School domestic and international students who: 

    • Are in their penultimate or final year of a Business School undergraduate degree OR enrolled in a postgraduate degree (and have not had professional work experience in Australia)
    • have completed Career Accelerator: Essentials (Login using student-enrolment key: Career_Accelerator) OR COMM1999 myBCom First Year Portfolio
    • Have completed Mentee Toolkit (Login using student self-enrolment key: menteetoolkit)
    • Have not previously completed the Career Mentoring Program

Applications for the 2022 Career Mentoring Program will be open in term 1 2022.

Please keep an eye on this page and announcements in the Career Accelerator newsletter.  

Student testimonials

The Career Mentoring Program was an invaluable experience as a final year student seeking to enhance my professional skills before entering the workforce. My mentor was incredibly knowledgeable, understanding, and approachable - I couldn't have asked for a better match! Since my involvement in the program, I’ve already developed some positive habits to put me on the path toward achieving my career goals. I highly recommend the program!

Eloise Bing, Bachelor of Commerce/Aviation (Management) 

My mentor gave me some of the best advice I know will stay with me for the duration of my professional career. Say YES to every opportunity – you never know where it may lead you! By taking part in CMP, I increased my knowledge and understanding of my desired industry and key skills valued in the workplace. Since taking part in CMP, I have taken the initiative and successfully secured job interviews for the upcoming year

Sid Prasad - 4th Year Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Commerce

The Career Mentoring Program not only allowed me to learn and understand the Australian job market but also provided me with practical knowledge and insights from industry professionals.
My mentor helped me understand the importance of having a strong personal brand and how this can create new opportunities.

Ichka Jargalsaikhan - Master of International Business


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