Professional Mentorship Program: Protege Information

 

    

 

What is a Protégé?

 

A protégé is an active partner who receives advice, coaching, assistance and feedback from a more experienced person, resulting in the enhancement of the protégé’s professional career. The protégé must have clear goals established and be internally motivated to learn in order for the relationship to be successful.  There is a $75 fee for protégé's to participate in the mentorship program. 

Protégé Benefits

 

Protégés receive career planning guidance and insight into employment trends in today’s workplace. They also discover what skills and technical preparation are required for success in their chosen field. Protégés will find a wealth of information that will help them become better employees, entrepreneurs, and leaders in the professional field they choose.

  • Learn from someone with a similar educational background who has similar interests
  • Explore potential career paths, career goals, and advancement strategies
  • Obtain a realistic understanding of what their chosen career path entails
  • Prepare for career growth and career transition
  • Gain insight into developing corporate strategy and meeting difficult challenges
  • Meet professional role models through mentorship events
  • Begin personal development in the areas of social, personal, and professional skills

 

Role of the Protégé

  • The formal portion of the HRMAM Mentor Program is for a period of eight-months (September - April)
  • Protégés are encouraged to refrain from requesting internship positions or job offers from mentors
  • If a relationship reaches an end before the eight-months, it is expected that the protégé close off the relationship in a professional manner and under the direction of the Program Coordinator
  • Protégés are encouraged to take the initiative to establish and maintain contact with their mentor
  • Protégés are encouraged to prepare for each meeting with an agenda and relevant questions for discussion
  • Participants should communicate periodically with the Program Coordinator about the successes or problems of the match

 

Please note that the HRMAM Professional Mentoring Program is meant to link established human resources professionals with students, emerging HR practitioners and HR professionals looking to transition into new fields of interest and is not intended to be used for job placement. If you are looking for HR positions, please review the HR Job Source for the multiple opportunities available there.  Networking events are also a great way to meet HR professionals who might be looking to fill future positions.


 

Applications are now being accepted for the 2016-2017 program, click here to apply


Protege Application Fee ($75) - click here to pay
Application fee must be paid at the time of completing your application 

 

 

Human Resource Management Association of Manitoba (HRMAM)
1810-275 Portage Avenue / Winnipeg, Manitoba / R3B 2B3
P: 204 943 2836 / F: 204 943 1109 / E: hrmam@hrmam.org



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