1. Important Information

Documents needed
  1. Your updated resume/ CV
  2. A National Police Clearance certificate obtained within the last 6 months. 
  3. Certificate of English proficiency (IELTS or equivalent). Does not need to be current.
  4. Your Australian Visa/Citizenship Certificate
Mentee Eligibility
To be connected with a mentor, you need to:
  1. have a minimum post-secondary education equivalent to a degree
  2. have a minimum of two years of international work experience in your profession
  3. be ‘job-ready – this means you are ready to start a job in your field, in Australia, at any given time.
  4. have limited (< 1 year) or no Australian work experience in your profession/industry
  5. be currently unemployed or underemployed (i.e. not working in your field of expertise)
  6. have full work rights with no time restrictions in Australia. In this cycle we also have a limited number of mentee positions available to skilled migrants on Temporary Graduate Visa (subclass 485) Post- Study Work stream that have at least 1 year left on their visa,
  7. have lived in Australia for five years or less
  8. have Competent English language proficiency to perform effectively in the workplace in your field. (For details on the requirements through alternative test results, please see Department of Home Affairs.)
  9. have obtained a National Police Clearance within the past six months. If you do not have a police clearance, please arrange your 100 point ID check and apply now
Mentee suitability
As a skilled newcomer professional, you need to:
  1. be actively seeking work in the field related to your qualifications/experience
  2. have current core skills required to work in your profession
  3. be able to commit to working with a mentor for 30 hours over 3 months.
Mentee job-readiness
To show your job-readiness, you will need to show you have:
  1. Job search skills: an Australian-standard updated resume, knowledge of interview skills, basic networking skills
  2. Appropriate supports: e.g. transportation, childcare or other supports required to start a suitable employment
  3. Appropriate attitude: openness to receive and act on constructive advice and willingness to try new approaches to job searching. 
Time Commitment
51 hours (minimum) over 3 months = 21 hours of Job-readiness Workshop + 18 hours of mentoring + 2 hours each of Orientation Session, Cultural Competency and Graduation Ceremony + 1 hour of completing Session Logs+ 5 hours of preparing for your meetings. Calendar timeline
2020 Application Cycle 2 Timeline
01 May: Mentee appli

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* 1. I've read and understood the Important Information above.