Why Participate?

Being part of the Forestry Tri-Mentoring program is an excellent opportunity to network, develop skills, share experiences, learn about yourself, and explore diverse career options.

Benefits for Mentors

  • Opportunity to self-reflect and share life lessons and stories
  • Contribute to the success and positive development of the next generations of Forestry professionals
  • Develop, strengthen and role model your coaching skills
  • Join a group of mentors who share similar values thereby increasing your professional networks
  • Expand job pool

Program Expectations

The time commitment for the Tri-Mentoring program is 5-10 hours over seven months (October to April). This time commitment typically includes attendance at social events, meetings with your mentees, and online/email/phone communications.

Mentor Checklist

  • Complete and submit the Mentor application before the deadline September 25th, 2023
  • Agree and abide by the Code of Conduct and the Mentoring Agreement
  • Attend Mentor Orientation October 12th (before the start of in-person Kick-Off event) or October 18th (before the start of virtual Kick-Off event) (optional)
  • Attend Kick-Off event (October 12th in-person, or October 18th via Zoom)
  • Assist mentees in developing personal goals and checking-in regarding progress
  • Meet with your mentees at least three times over the academic year: through phone, Skype/Google Hangout/Zoom (or other online tools), in-person meetings
  • Attend Year-End Celebration in March
  • Complete an online exit survey in April