The Marine Technology Society has announced the Marine Industry Mentoring Program (MIMP), an online platform designed to connect MTS members and provide the next generation of marine scientists and technologists with
- industry and subject-matter knowledge;
- career and networking guidance, and;
- collaborative opportunities on projects.
Mentees will have the opportunity to further their professional development and receive technical and managerial guidance while making valuable contacts within the marine industry. Mentors will be able to hone their skills in coaching and counseling, receiving a tremendous sense of fulfillment by giving back to the community in a profound way.
How it works
CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP
Signing up is easy! Simply click on the link above to launch the MIMP Portal and complete your Mentee or Mentor profile. Mentor profiles are reviewed prior to becoming searchable to prospective Mentees, who can search for available Mentors based on their mentoring needs. Prospective Mentees can then submit an engagement request to the Mentor(s) of their choice. If the request is approved by the Mentor, the mentorship begins by whichever means of communication the Mentor and Mentee agree on.
Mentors and Mentees are encouraged to fill out and exchange a Mentoring Action Plan to help stay on task.
Mentoring Resources: Questions for Building Connections
Follow the link below to read some potential questions you can use to get better acquainted with your mentor during the kickoff meeting and throughout the course of your mentoring relationship.