Professional Mentorship

A platform that enables a professional learning relationship in which a mentor and a Mentee agree to a partnership where they work collaboratively towards the achievement of mutually-defined goals . This relationship will develop a mentee's skills, abilities, knowledge, and/or thinking.

Program Requirements

The Mentorship Program is a members-only program intended to encourage career growth for members of YEP_DC Chapter through a series of quality discussions. Space is limited and will be granted on a first-come first-served basis. Individuals who are not matched to participate in the program will be eligible to participate in a future program.

Mentor Requirements

  • Must be at least 21 years old;
  • A minimum of 5 years experienced in the U.S. professional job market;
  • Background and experience in the filed or industry of interest (e.g. certified, licenced, length of experience, etc.);
  • Meet program requirements and coordinate with designated protege throughout the Mentoring Program period; and
  • Commit four (4) months to the program with 3-5 hours/month for mentorship activities.
  • Mentee Requirements

    Interest and commitment to proactively coordinate with and meet with designated mentor throughout the mentorship program period; and Commit four (4) months to the program with 3-5 hours/month for mentorship activities.

    Program Requirements

  • Maintain YEP membership throughout the program;
  • Complete the application and screening process;
  • Attend and participate in program activities and requirements;
  • Willingness to be open, honest and a strong communicator to provide consistent follow-up support and guidance to mentee; and
  • Willingness to communicate regularly with program staff, participate and submit activity information as required.
  • Mentorship Resources

    This online space provides a platform for program participants to share experience and exchange resources.

    This tool allows members to do the following:

  • Share Files and Links
  • Initiate Group Discussions
  • Ask Questions and Post Comments
  • Network with other YEP Mentors and Mentees
  • What do Mentors Do?