This article will provide instructions and advice on requesting a mentor or mentee.
To request a match via the platform:
Navigate to Find New Matches
You can filter your search by expertise, department, goals and more.
Select the profile you wish to view and click 'Connect'.
There are 4 key points to remember when reaching out:
Introduce yourself with a brief summary.
Let them know why you’ve chosen them for a match. Aim to make your reasons relatable to your mentor's experiences.
Outline what you’re hoping to achieve in the mentoring relationship.
Keep it short and snappy.
Let’s look at a quick example. Sophia (a mentee) is wanting to connect with Megan (a mentor):
How to decline a request from another participant:
- Navigate to Pending Requests
- Search for the request you would like to decline and include your reasoning
- You have the option to add an additional message
- Confirm, this will update the requester and inform them of the request outcome