La Trobe University Industry Mentoring


Industry Mentoring at La Trobe is an opportunity for students to connect with an industry professional in a 1 to 1 mentoring relationship. The program is offered as part of Career Ready at La Trobe focussed on providing opportunities for students to grow professional networks and professional development experiences and skills to gain the edge when applying to graduate employers.

Why Industry Mentoring?

  • Career guidance and advice from an industry professional - most mentors are La Trobe graduates (alumni).
  • Connect with industry and expand your professional network before you graduate
  • Develop confidence communicating with industry professionals
  • Help map career progression while you are studying
  • Take part in professional development opportunities
  • Open up further professional opportunities
  • Stand out from the crowd and share your story
  • Counts towards Career Advantage Award Program

Industry Mentoring includes the Industry Mentoring Program, a 12 week structured mentoring relationship supported by La Trobe University staff or Ask Alumni, an opportunity for students to ask once off career guidance questions to industry experts who are La Trobe graduates (alumni). Read more about the programs and register today at the links below.


Industry Mentoring Program:

An opportunity for La Trobe University students to engage in a 12 week mentoring relationship with an industry professional - most of who are La Trobe graduates (alumni). Learn about different job options and career pathways, understand the kind of skills and experience employers are looking for, and to become more confident choosing and applying for career opportunities.

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Ask Alumni (Once off career conversations):

An opportunity for La Trobe students to consult with an industry expert who is also a La Trobe graduate (alumni) in a one-off conversation to receive an answer to a specific question.

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