What is Genesis?


A unique one-to-one career mentoring program designed for young Jewish adults who are finishing university or in the early years of their career. The program is dedicated to advancing the career development of young Jewish adults and fostering meaningful connections in the Jewish community.


Mentees matched through the Career Mentoring program will be expected to meet their mentors in-person for a minimum of four (4) times over the course of a one-year period. Pairs can decide if they would like to schedule additional in-person, phone, email, or facetime meetings.* Mentees participating in the Career Mentoring program will not be allowed to ask their mentors for a job *

Mentee Criteria for Selection:

 

  • You are welcome to apply from any field of study, industry, profession, or occupation. 
  • If you are in your final years of university or in the early years of their career (under 7 years). 
  • You demonstrate ambitious goals and objectives for your career
  • You are willing to commit to one(1) in person interview, events, reviewing reading materials, and participating in the end of program evaluation.
  • You will be the driver of the mentorship meetings and must attend ready to learn! 

Mentors are experienced industry leaders from a range of professions, industries and occupations who have demonstrated proven success in their field. In their role, mentors guide and support mentees in their career development.

Mentors Criteria: 
 

  • 10+ years experience as an industry leader in your profession
  • Proven successful in your field
  • Looking to give back in a meaningful way, directly engaging with a Jewish young adults  
  • Meet a minimum of 4 times with your selected protégé in  one-on-one meetings
  • Attend at least one mentor event 
  • In this role, you are response for guidance and support of the mentees in their career development 

Are you ambitious and serious about your career? - I want a stellar mentor!

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. 

Next Round of applications: November 17, 2015. 

Thank you
 

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Mentors are experienced industry leaders from a range of professions, industries and occupations who have demonstrated proven success in their field.

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