Mentorship Programme

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (CanChamHK) 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 Mentorship Programme 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 Programme Season 8 : Fall 2019

The CanChamHK Mentorship Programme will be open for application starting on August 5, 2019.

Deadline to submit applications: September 27, 2019.

For any questions or inquiries, please contact us at canada@cancham.org.


Eligibility/How to Apply


  1. Become a member of The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong
  2. Review the Mentorship Programme Guide 2019-2020
  3. Apply as a Mentee or Mentor
  4. Send your applications to queenie_chung@cancham.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 PROGRAMME WORKS


Programme Time Frame & Format


August 5, 2019Applications open

September 27, 2019Applications close

October 2019Mentees are selected. Mentors and Mentees are matched by The Canadian Chamber.

October 2019Opening Ceremony Mixer for Mentors & Mentees

October 2019 to April 2020Monthly meetings between Mentor and Mentees. Mid-Term Workshops begin.

May 2020 Closing Ceremony Mixer


Mentorship Programme Fees for Mentees


Program fee:

Members – $800 HKD
Non-Members – $2,800 HKD

APPLY NOW: MENTEE
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

TESTIMONIAL

“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)

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