MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

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The Program
The aim of the program is to provide students with the opportunity to find inspiration and guidance from professionals relevant to their future career. With support from the mentor we want to encourage the mentee to challenge herself, identify goals and establish a career plan. We believe that motivation starts with inspiration and thus inspiration is the key stone for a successful mentorship.

Our Mentees
Our mentees are a select group of ambitious young female professionals and students within Business, Law, IT and other relevant fields. They are curious and driven women who aspire to challenge themselves and achieve top positions in their future careers.

Our Mentors
The mentors are some of the top professionals in their field: young, mid-career or senior professionals within, inter alia, Business, Law and IT. They have an inspiring and successful professional and/or academic background and thrive to empower future talent. We are happy to accept both male and female Mentors.

Autumn 2017 we have the following mentors:
• Denise Luxenburg - Bonnier Magazines & Brands
• Lidia Jast - Fd. Sentat Asset Management
• Maja Verne - Hannes Snellman
• Anna Cumzelius - Harvest Advokatbyrå
• Annie Kabala - Lindahl
• Sara Högberg - Nordea
• David Ban - Stockholm School of Economics, Executive Education
• Patricia Shaughnessy - SU
• Filippa Lindström - Upplands motor
• Denise Voorn - Wistrand
• Henrik Aurelius - Wistrand
• Maria Sundqvist - Wistrand
• Martina Blomberg - Wistrand
• Emelie Wendelstam - Zeb consulting


Program Structure
Each mentor will be paired with one or more mentees with interests relevant to their current career and previous experience. Each mentorship reaches over a semester, around 6-months. Contact is expected to obtain throughout the program on a monthly basis via meetings, e-mail or telephone. The mentor and mentee are encouraged to arrange further contact and meetings outside the minimum guide lines. During the mentorship period smaller networking events will be arranged, to which the mentor and mentee are invited.

Do You Want to Become a Mentor?
Contact us through email and we will tell you more, mentorship@womenscareernetwork.com.

How to Apply for a Mentor
Submit your application through email mentorship@womenscareernetwork.com, with your personal statement and CV attached.

Answer the questions stated below in a personal statement, please:
• Why have you applied to WCN’s Mentorship Program - why do you want a mentor?
• Describe yourself and your thoughts on career, dreams and goals.
• What do you want gain from the program?

Your CV must present where you live and what you study. Written in English or Swedish. 

If selected, you will be asked to attend an interview so that we can arrange a good mentorship based on your experience, interests and expectations.

The mentorship program is only available for you as a member of WCN. If you are not a member you can sign up through this link.

By applying for the program you accept that WCN stores your personal information in accordance with the Personal Data Act.

Last day to submit applications for the next semesters program is Sunday 26 November 2017.