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Mentoring program for Masters of Commerce and Masters of International Business

Aim of the program

The program aims to connect you with leaders from the private, public and not for profit sectors. Through the informal mentoring sessions, you will gain relevant industry experience and knowledge. You will develop interpersonal, communication and leadership skills and start developing your networks.

Are you eligible to apply?

  • The program is open to all currently enrolled Masters of Commerce and Masters of International Business students in the Faculty of Business & Economics at Macquarie University
  • Minimum GPA 2.5
  • International students, Australian citizens and permanent residents are welcome to apply
  • Preference may be given to students in their final session of study
  • Demonstrate a commitment to completing the program between August and December 2015
  • Demonstrate a willingness to provide feedback on the program

Important information

  • Shortlisted applicants may be required to attend an interview (in person or via phone) with the Postgraduate Coordinator
  • Successful students are required to complete a minimum of 5 mentoring hours with their mentor between August and December 2015. As a guideline you should catch up with your mentor once a month for an hour. Mentoring sessions can be face to face, via phone, email or Skype.
  • You  are responsible for your own transport and costs during the mentoring pilot program

Apply now 

As this is a pilot for postgraduate students, we are offering this unique opportunity to a limited number of postgraduate students in the Faculty of Business & Economics. 

To apply, please email fbe-lucy@mq.edu.au with a current resume, a copy of your transcript and a formal cover letter addressed to Christine Chung (Postgraduate Internship Coordinator) with responses to the following questions: 

  • Why are you a good candidate for the Postgraduate Mentoring Pilot Program?
  • Where do you see the value in being a part of this program? Applications close on Wednesday July 8th at 5pm

Find out more

Please contact Christine Chung (Lucy Mentoring Coordinator; Postgraduate Internship Coordinator, Faculty of Business & Economics, Macquarie University) on 9850 4755 or fbe-lucy@mq.edu.au if you have any questions or concerns about the program or would like to find out more before applying.

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