What is a mentee?

A mentee is someone who works with a mentor to learn, grow and develop.

To be eligible to be a mentee in the TFTC Mentoring Program, you must be a woman working within a STEM related discipline in the Defence Industry.

What will I get out of your program?

As a mentee, it really is a case of you’ll get out what you put in. Some of the benefits of being a part of the program are:
Fast track learning and development gained from the mentor’s expertise.
Receive constructive feedback in key areas including communication, interpersonal relationships, change management, and leadership skills.
Build stronger connections within the Defence Industry.

What is the commitment requirement?

Our program runs for 12 months from September to September each year. As a participant in the program your minimum commitment is to:
Meet your mentor monthly for 1 hour
Attend the initial training (3 hours)
Attend quarterly facilitated peer sessions (2 hours each)


To be considered as a Mentee, it is understood that you:


Have at least ONE year of experience within the Defence Industry, and;


Are a female engineer, project manager, or work within Cyber or ICT.

How do I become a mentee?

Mentee applications are open to supporting organisation employees. If you’re unsure who your point of contact for the program is, register your interest and we’ll direct you to the right person.

Register Your Interest

If you’re interested in participating in a future TFTC Mentoring Program, we’d love to hear from you. Applications for our next program will open shortly. Participation is limited so be sure to register your interest early so you’re not disappointed.

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How the Program Works