Mentors sought for SSSI Young Professionals program

By on 14 May, 2018

The Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI) is calling for applications for its Young Professionals mentoring program, open until May 30.

Mentors and mentees are sought for the program, which brings together professionals in the spatial sciences and surveying industries and students nearing the end of their degree programs.

The program runs in a structured, fixed term format from July to October 2018, and includes fortnightly meetings to discuss eight given topics.

One CPD point is awarded to mentors per meeting, limited to a maximum of five per year.

The program aims to:

  • empower students entering the surveying and spatial sciences industry for early career success
  • ​build leadership in young professionals working in the industry
  • provide a platform to strengthen young professionals in the industry

SSSI is seeking mentors who wish to ‘further develop their leadership and management skills and pass on some of their cultivated knowledge and experience about the industry.’

Potential mentees should be ‘driven, curious about the profession, self-motivated and passionate.’

Interested parties should apply on the SSSI Young Professionals Mentoring Program site before midnight AEST, May 30 2018.

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