You need to be in your penultimate or final year of undergraduate study, or a postgraduate to apply for our Science Alum&Us Mentoring Program. Read our information for mentees to see if you're eligible.


  • Access to an established professional who once was a UNSW student like you
  • You’ll be guided as you set professional goals and milestones
  • Tap into a wealth of lived experience and professional know-how
  • Explore possible career paths and trajectories with ongoing
  • Learn how to best leverage your skills and experience to tap into professional opportunities
  • Develop a strong sense of confidence and self

You can seek guidance in the following areas:

  • Workplace insights – e.g. culture, professional conduct, governance etc
  • Networking and interview skills
  • Sounding board for CV and LinkedIn development
  • Industry trends and challenges
  • Finding job opportunities in the industry – job-hunting strategies

Your Role as a Mentee

As part of the program, you will be required to commit the following with AHEGS accreditation:

  • Attend the mentoring assessment centre
  • Attend the opening event
  • Attend all five mentoring sessions
  • Complete one hour of pre-work before every mentoring meeting
  • Complete a substantial reflective piece after each meeting and any additional homework (one hour per mentor meeting)
  • Provide program feedback by the due date