Career Mentoring Week Semester 3 2021

About the event series

Career Mentoring Week is back this semester! It is a chance to expand your professional network and gain more career-related knowledge through insightful stories from industry mentors via these amazing activities:

  • Career Consultation: Drop-in consultations with the program organizers to learn more about mentoring, benefits of having a mentor, career goals assessment and get recommended with suitable mentors.
  • Mentoring Workshops: Masterclass with guest mentors to learn about industry-relevant skills for your future employability.
  • Career Conversations: Panel discussions with guest mentors from a specific industry on detailed information about the industry that they are working in.
  • Virtual Express Mentoring: An online networking event for mentors and mentees from various industry backgrounds to meet up, network, and exchange career-related insights.

Fun fact:

  • Did you know that Career Mentoring Week is hosted every semester with an average participation of more than 400 students?
  • 87% of mentees feel empowered by their mentoring relationships and have developed greater career confidence.
  • All of the guest speakers and facilitators are RMIT mentors in the program.
  • In the program, there are more than 300 active mentors from various industries and nationalities.

Guest speakers

  • Mr Thijs Van Loon - Managing Director, Betterworks Asia
  • Ms Annie Gale - HR Director, RMIT University Vietnam
  • Ms Ha Uong - Culture & PR Manager, NCSOFT Vietnam Visual Studio
  • Ms Heidi Quine - Director of Bear and Vet Department, Animals Asia
  • Mr Bruce Bottger - Managing Director, Marine Aero Consultancy Vietnam
  • Mr Nguyen Nguyen - Head of Sales, Cathay Pacific Vietnam
  • Mr Jurriaan Meyer - Managing Director, Bridge2East
  • Ms Hanna Dao - Marketing Director, Hello Health Group
  • Ms Julia Harvey - Digital Transformation Consultant, BAT Vietnam
  • Mr Gavin Mandrelle - Service Designer, RMIT University Melbourne
  • and more than 30 mentors joining the networking sessions!

Every guest speaker in our session is available as a mentor in the Career Mentoring platform. If you would like to ask for further information, feel free to reach out to them and start your mentoring program.


15 - 19 November 2021

Mentoring Open House and Career Mentoring Consultations on Gather Town

15 November 2021

Career Mentoring Info Sessions

  • Hanoi: 11am - 12pm (AV Theater)
  • SGS: 2 - 3pm (Computer Lab)

Workshop: Mentee Masterclass

  • 3 - 5pm 
  • Online via Zoom

16 November 2021

Career Conversations: Exploring Careers at RMIT

  • 2 - 4pm
  • Hanoi: AV Theater
  • SGS: Melbourne Theater

17 November 2021

Career Conversations: Psychology

  • 10 - 11.30am
  • Online via Microsoft Teams

Career Conversations: Aviation

  • 3 - 4pm
  • Online via Microsoft Teams

Virtual Mentoring: Careers in Real Estates

  • 7 - 8.30pm
  • Online via Gather Town

18 November 2021

Workshop: Cross-cultural Collaboration and Leadership

  • 10.30am - 12pm
  • Online via Zoom

Workshop: LinkedIn Strategies for Entrepreneurs

  • 1 - 2.30pm
  • Online via Zoom

Virtual Mentoring: Careers in Technology

  • 3.30 - 5pm
  • Online via Gather Town

19 November 2021

Workshop: Ethics in Digital Transformation

  • 9.30 - 10.30am
  • Online via Zoom

Workshop: Human-Centred Design Approach

  • 1 - 2pm
  • Online via Zoom

Virtual Mentoring: Careers in Creative Media

  • 3.30 - 5pm
  • Online via Gather Town