The University of Queensland is seeking respected professionals like you to mentor our higher degree by research (HDR) candidates in their career development learning.

You should ideally:

  • Possess a higher degree by research (including PhD, Professional Doctorate, or Masters by Research), or have relevant experience such as employing or supervising HDR graduates,
  • Have at least 5 years of professional experience to draw from

As a mentor, you will be asked to:

  • provide information, guidance, support, encouragement and constructive feedback
  • be willing to have regular contact with your mentee
  • encourage the exploration of ideas and facilitate self-directed learning
  • devote appropriate, uninterrupted time to meet with your mentee
  • create opportunities for learning and development
  • encourage your mentee to approach other people for information and develop their own network of resources
  • respond in a timely and professional manner to all mentoring commitments and communication
  • maintain confidentiality regarding information obtained in the course of the relationship

How to get involved

After reading the information provided here, you can complete the online expression of interest (EOI) form.

You can submit your EOI at any time. Those received prior to 9.00 am (AEST) Monday 2 August 2021 are eligible to be considered for the August-November 2021 program cohort. Any EOIs submitted after this date will be considered for inclusion in later program cohorts.

Register here