Mentoring Program

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?

Questions regarding the CFA Society of Austin’s Mentoring Program can be directed to Mentor.Program@cfaaustin.org.

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