Engage in Mentoring

ABOUT MENTOR MATCH

Welcome! The ISPE Exchange Mentor Match program is open to current ISPE members. Our ISPE Exchange Mentor Match program reflects our commitment to you and your professional development. This unique online networking and career development tool will help you find, connect and share experiences with others. Your mentor or mentee can be in the same city or on the other side of the world. You can apply to our ISPE Exchange Mentor Match program following the steps below:


File

START

Complete your ISPE Exchange profile. Make sure your contact information is up to date, add a recent professional profile picture, expand on your bio add your education and job history information. Having a complete and accurate profile is crucial to the success of selection and matching. Once your profile is complete, return back to this page and move on to ENROLL.

ENROLL

Are you looking to be a mentor or mentee? Perhaps both? Sign up:
NOTE: You must be signed into your ISPE Exchange Account when signing up and using Mentor Match. To sign in, click here

Enroll as a Mentor                                               Enroll as a Mentee

Make selections for each of the program demographics to set your preferences. Demographics include work sector, primary focus, location, and career stage. Please note that some fields are required for enrollment. The more information you provide, the easier it will be to make the best match. In order to request a mentor or mentee, you must be enrolled in the program.

SEARCH

Use the Mentor Program Directory to input your search criteria. Start by selecting the topic(s) of interest which include:

• Work Sector (Academia, Industry, Government/Regulatory, etc)
• Primary Focus
• Geographic Location

You can also take advantage of features to help you make the most of the program:

Track your mentoring relationships
Participate in discussion forums on mentoring topics
Search for helpful mentoring resources



Search For A Mentor/Mentee

CONNECT

Congratulations! You're all set and are now ready for the fun stuff.  Once you are ready to connect with a mentor/mentee,  click on the member's name that you're interested in establishing a connection with. The link will bring you to their profile page. Look around. If you think it's a desired match, look under their profile image for the Mentor Match badge, which when clicked will allow you to request a connection. If it's not a desired match, you can simply select the back button to return to your previous search results.


TIPS
Sometimes the hardest part is starting the conversation; use the documents as a guide to starting a successful mentorship.

Mentee Tips               Mentor Tips