CFA Society of Austin Mentoring Program
is scheduled for September 2020 – June 2021
Purpose: Provide a one-on-one relationship built on encouragement, trust, and development for another CFA Society of Austin member. Develop skills and work toward personal/professional goals through networking and knowledge sharing.
Eligibility: Limited to current members of the CFA Society of Austin. If you are not a member, please sign up here.
Enrollment Period: Applications will be accepted during September 15th – October 26th (Deadline Extended). Applications may be downloaded (see links below).
Program Orientation: November 2nd – November 6th. CFA Society of Austin will host a networking event, virtual or outdoor, that will include a program overview presentation and an opportunity for mentors/mentees to meet and greet.
Mentor-Mentee Matching: November 9th – November 13th. Mentor/Mentee matches will be made by the Mentorship Program Committee and will consider pairing preferences submitted following mentee and mentor meeting, similarities in professional backgrounds/interests and stated goals for the program.
Definition of Mentoring:
“Mentoring is defined as a professional relationship in which the Mentor assists the Mentee in developing specific skills and knowledge that will enhance the Mentee’s professional and personal growth.”
Benefits to the Mentee:
- Professional and leadership development
- Gain new perspectives on how to accomplish your goals
- Career planning
- Career growth
Benefits to the Mentor:
- Chance to give back and make a positive impact on another member’s professional development
- Demonstrate leadership skills and enhance your own professional development
- Opportunity to learn and grow your career from “reverse mentoring”
Mentor Application can be downloaded here.
Mentee Application can be downloaded here.
Please submit completed applications to Mentor.Program@cfaaustin.org by Monday, October 26, 2020
Questions regarding the CFA Society of Austin’s Mentoring Program can be directed to Mentor.Program@cfaaustin.org.