Career mentoring : a career development-enhancing strategy for university students in transition to employment

Theobald, Karen A., Nancarrow, Elise, & McCowan, Colin R. (1999) Career mentoring : a career development-enhancing strategy for university students in transition to employment. Australian Journal of Career Development, 8(2), pp. 3-7.

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Abstract

In 1992 the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Convocation initiated the Mentor Scheme to assist students to better prepare for the transition to employment. The scheme has developed over the past six years and in 1998 more than 130 pairs of employers and students from 12 different disciplines participated in it. Evaluations indicate the positive impact the scheme has made on both mentors and mentees, particularly in enhancing mentees' career development.

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ID Code: 70206
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Career mentoring, University students, Career development, Transition to employment, HERN
DOI: 10.1177/103841629900800202
ISSN: 1038-4162
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Vocational Education and Training Curriculum and Pedagogy (130213)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Administrative Services
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
Deposited On: 15 Apr 2014 05:58
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2015 06:04

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