The award recipient will have had a demonstrated continued commitment to mentoring and a significant positive impact on their mentees’ careers. For purpose of this award, mentoring is defined as the process of guiding, supporting, and promoting the training and career development of others. This award targets a mentor’s contribution towards the success of the mentee(s), and not the mentor’s personal career achievements.
Please answer the following questions in as much detail as possible. (Please limit each answers to 250 words maximum)
Communication and Interpersonal Skills
Reflect on your mentorship and provide details on how you are in contact (phone, email, or in-person) with your mentor, describe that quality of these interactions in terms of duration, depth and focus, give examples of ways your mentor has shown availability and flexibility in communication and exchanges, provide evidence that your mentor is receptive to your ideas and needs.
Intellectual growth and development
Please describe how your mentor helped you grow as a professional, e.g. variety and quality of topics discussed, examples of joint attendance at technical session or professional development events with your mentor or list examples of invitations he/she has extended to you, list any involvement in shared projects and/or professional collaborations.
Please describe how your mentor helped you develop in your career. Explain advice you received and how you have applied this advice to help you be more effective in your position or achieve career progression. Describe how your mentor helped you develop a short and long term career plan.
Please describe how your mentor helped you develop as a professional. Explain how your mentor expanded your network by introducing you to other professionals, forums, or committees, guidance your mentor provided on your resume or registration process or assistance with any major career or professional decision.
Please describe how your mentor has promoted the importance and value of the engineering/geoscience industry and/or Engineers and Geoscientists BC.
Positive Role Modelling
Please describe how your mentor has been a positive role model for you.
You are welcome to include supplementary documents, such as photos, mentoring log, feedback documents, or other relevant documents to your mentorship. To upload multiple files, please combine as pdf and submit as one file.