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About the Program

Career Mentor Link matches professionals with students, providing an opportunity for students to benefit from the industry knowledge and career experience of their mentors. This one-on-one mentoring program runs from late April to late October yearly. It aims to:

· create a learning opportunity for students to start taking ownership of their career

· provide students with an industry perspective to enhance their academic learning

· prepare students for transition to the workplace

· establish mutually beneficial relationships between industry, the University and its students

How it works

Students (mentees) are encouraged to seek advice and information about their career direction and employment goals while mentors share their industry skills and insights and take an active interest in the career development of the student.

· Registration

· Create a student profile

· Send a match request to mentor

· Match approval

· Career Mentor Link Breakfast Launch

· First meeting report and mentoring agreement submission

· Attend any CML events

· Progress report submission (compulsory)

· End of Year evaluation submission

· End of Year Celebration event

· Certificate of Completion


“CML has been invaluable to me, and I would recommend it to anyone who is looking to gain a better insight into their chosen industry on a more personal basis!”
- David Ferguson

“I feel much more enthusiastic about my degree. I can now see what I am learning in class be applied to actual real life problems and this is incredibly exciting.”
- Hazel Lehane

“This has been a really great program that has really helped motivate me and get me out of my comfort zone in order to plan my career path better.” Nadia Eisenlohr “Career Mentor Link has been an absolute highlight in my UWA student experience.”
- Clayton Kilkenny

Contact Us

To find out more about this program:

Email us at

Call us at +61 8 6488 2258

Careers and Employability Centre

Ground Floor, Student Central North

Hackett Drive on UWA Perth Campus