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Become an Inspired by Business mentor

Eligibility

You are eligible to apply to be an Inspired by Business mentor if you are a currently studying an undergraduate course in the Business School. You need to address all of the selection criteria and follow the process outlined below.

Mentor positions are competitive. Meeting the selection criteria does not guarantee that you will be given a position as a mentor.

Selection criteria

You need to provide a selection criteria statement in your application that addresses all of the essential and desirable selection criteria.

Essential

  • currently studying in an undergraduate program at the Business School
  • an interest and desire to assist new students in their transition to university study
  • credit average
  • good time management, communication, listening and interpersonal skills as well as possession of such qualities as credibility, commitment and approachability
  • empathy with students and the struggles they may experience in specific units of study and/or their transition to university study
  • ability to identify areas of student difficulty AND strategies to help students overcome those difficulties
  • ability to commit to work at least one year in the Inspired by Business mentoring program.

Desirable

  • previous experience as a peer mentor
  • knowledge of and commitment to complying with Equal Employment Opportunities/Affirmative Action principles.

How to apply

Applications for the 2018 program have now closed.

Information and the application form will be available here when applications open for the 2019 program. 

If you need more information, contact the Student Experience Coordinator, Nadia McDonagh at nadia.mcdonagh@sydney.edu.au

Last updated: 21 December 2017

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