The Young Professionals Committee (YPC) of the Chamber believes it is important to build a platform for young professionals to develop their careers, build a strong business and social network, and provide opportunities to learn across a broad range of topics that have relevance to young professionals today.
The program aims to develop the business acumen of young professionals by allowing them to learn from the experiences of distinguished professionals and enhance their professional network in Hong Kong.
A structured mentoring programme strives to match experienced business veterans with young professionals for the purpose of building a mentoring relationship based on trust, experience exchange, support and guidance.
Mentorship Program Season 7 : Fall 2018
The Young Professionals Mentorship Program will be open for application starting on August 6, 2018.
Deadline to submit applications: September 28, 2018.
For any questions or inquiries, please contact Queenie Chung at email@example.com.
Eligibility/How to Apply
- Become a member of The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong
- Review the Mentorship Program Guide 2018-2019
- Apply as a Mentee or Mentor
- Send your applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
CanCham’s mentorship programme is one of the best kept secrets in town, and is a great way for both mentors and mentees to see a whole new world.Michael Yong-Haron, Head of Client Management & Managing Director at Standard Chartered Bank (Mentor)
HOW THE PROGRAM WORKS
Program Time Frame & Format
August 6, 2018: Applications open
September 28, 2018: Applications close
October 2018: Mentees are selected. Mentors and Mentees are matched by The Canadian Chamber.
October 2018: Opening Ceremony Mixer for Mentors & Mentees
October 2018 to April 2019: Monthly meetings between Mentor and Mentees. Mid-Term Workshops begin.
May 2019: Closing Ceremony Mixer
Mentorship Program Fees for Mentees
Application fee: $200 HKD (non-refundable)
Program fee: $300 HKD
APPLY NOW: MENTOR
“The mentorship programme is a great way to take the next step in advancing one’s goals, from career to networking and beyond. I can safely say my Mentor’s guidance and support was the single-most influential factor that led me to grow my business and take on new challenges.”Dustin Ciarla, Director at Sleephere HK Limited (Mentee)
LAST YEAR’S MENTORS
- Chief Executive Officer, AD MEDILINK
- Chief Operating Officer, CLSA
- Deputy Principal, Delia School of Canada
- Group Finance Director, Jardines Matheson
- Head of Information Technology, Hong Kong Housing Society
- Vice President, Wells Fargo
- China Consulting Leader, PwC
- Lead Editor, Thomson Reuters
- Partner, Management Consulting, KPMG
- Managing Director, Standard Chartered Private Bank
“As a young professional, I am always seeking a mentor – other than my manager and boss to share insightful advice throughout my career path. Thanks to CanCham’s mentorship programme, I was glad to meet my mentor and she gave tremendous support to my job change!”Audrey Chan, Resource Development Officer at HelpMeSee (Mentee)