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ieee mentor centere

IEEE MentorCentre is an online program that facilitates the matching of IEEE members for the purpose of establishing a mentoring partnership.

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MentorCentre Program details

Participation in the program is voluntary and open to all higher-grade IEEE members (above the Student member grade). If you fit this criteria, you could be a mentor to another IEEE member in this pilot program. Participation is completely voluntary for both the potential mentor and the mentee.

  • If you are interested in joining the program, visit the IEEE MentorCentre Web site and sign up.
  • In order to enter the program, you will need to sign in with your IEEE Web Account username and password. 
  • Once you enter, you will be required to answer some questions.

 
 

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Who can be an IEEE mentor?

Prospective mentors must be IEEE higher-grade members (above Student member grade) who are, but not limited to:

  • willing to give time and effort to the mentoring partnership (a minimum of two hours per month is suggested);
  • able to communicate effectively with others;
  • willing to share some career successes and failures;
  • individuals who may be or have been executives, consultants, or in middle or upper management, or in research;
  • individuals who may be or have been educators, entrepreneurs, or self-employed;
  • individuals who may be or have been proven leaders offering inspiration and insight;
  • individuals who may be or have been IEEE officers or volunteers;
  • willing to review an orientation session to learn guidelines, tools of the program, and the mentee's and the mentor's role and responsibilities.

 
 

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Who can be an IEEE mentee?

Prospective mentees must be IEEE higher-grade members (above Student member grade) who are, but are not limited to:

  • new professionals in their first or second job or considering entering graduate programs;
  • recent graduates entering the professional workforce for the first time;
  • professionals making a career move or career change;
  • passionate for learning;
  • willing to give time and effort to the mentoring partnership (a minimum of two hours per month is suggested);
  • willing to identify and clarify their developmental goals;
  • interested in learning from another professional "who has been there";
  • willing to participate in a mentee orientation session to learn guidelines and tools of the program and their role and responsibilities as a mentee.

 
 

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Mentoring commitments

Each participant in a mentoring partnership should be committed to devoting time and effort to develop their partnership. They need an understanding of their role and responsibilities, and each partner needs to stay in touch and follow an action plan that defines goals and outlines expectations for the partnership.

 
 

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IEEE MentorCentre

IEEE MentorCentre is a member benefit for professional and Graduate Student members of IEEE. 

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