Information for Students

What does a career in a particular field actually look like?
Having a mentor will help you look to the future as you plan for life after graduating. You may have questions such as:

  • Should I undertake further study?
  • What type of jobs/roles should I be applying for?
  • Should I travel or volunteer?
  • How are my skills transferable?
  • What are people looking for in industry when recruiting staff?

During this exciting time being mentored provides you with insights into the professional world and helps you to expand your knowledge of career options and plan for life after study.

As a mentee you will gain insights into your future career and your chosen industry. Understand how your studies and skills gained at University will transfer to the workplace and develop your professional network and build your personal and professional confidence.


Mentees will be matched with mentors based on career outcomes or area of expertise following a rigorous application process.

Applications for 2019 now closed

If you would like to discuss the program in greater detail or have any questions about the application process please contact:

Arts Career Mentor Program Coordinator​​


The benefits of having a mentor

  Mentors challenge, motivate, inspire and empower you to pursue your goals.

The structure and matching process

  This program is facilitated by University staff who will support you and your mentor throughout the program.

Eligibility Criteria

  Only students who meet the eligibility criteria can apply for a mentor in this program.

The Mentee's Role

  The success of a mentoring partnership is dependent on a mentee's commitment to engage with their mentor.

Mentoring at Melbourne Student Workshops

  Sign up for one of the workshops which will be held prior to the program commencement
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