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ECU Career Alumni Mentoring Program

Want to partner with a successful ECU alumni to learn more about your chosen career pathway?

The ECU Career Alumni Mentoring Program provides opportunities for former ECU students to share their wealth of professional experience with current second, third or fourth year students, helping in the transition from university to a professional world.

Your mentor will provide opportunities to explore your career options, develop professional networks, increase your employability and give you a rare insight into your chosen industry.

Alumni Mentors come from a range of industries and disciplines.

The program is flexible and allows you to define both your career and personal goals.

Applications for the ECU Career Alumni Mentoring Program Semester 2, 2020 are now closed.

Program Structure for 2021

  1. Applications for the next round of the ECU Career Alumni Mentoring Program will open early 2021. You will be able to submit your Expression of Interest at that time.
  2. Training for mentees will be organised.
  3. Once the matching is completed, both mentors and mentees will be introduced to each other via email.
  4. The mentor and mentee agreement will get completed and signed.
  5. Mentees will also be asked to participate in an end of program evaluation and provide a testimonial about their experience
  6. Finally, an end of year function attended by all mentors and mentees will provide an opportunity to reflect on the achievements of the program’s objectives

How to apply

Applications for the 2021 ECU Career Alumni Mentoring Program open February 2021.

For more information, please contact the Careers and Employability Team at or phone (61 8) 6304 5899.


Karl Klemm and Gavin Bain

Karl Klemm, current student, Bachelor of Business and Gavin Bain, Bachelor of Business (1999). Gavin is currently CEO of Meerkats, an award-winning Perth-based ad agency.

Karl Klemm and Gavin Bain

Gayle O'Leary and Scott Collins

Gayle O’Leary, current student, Bachelor of Planning and Scott Collins, alumnus, Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning (2010). Scott is currently Senior Projects Officer at City of Joondalup.

Gayle O'Leary and Scott Collins

Lisa Prince and Kelly Trusso

Lisa Prince, current student, Bachelor of Education (Primary) and Kelly Trusso, alumna, Bachelor of Education (Primary) (2009). Kelly is currently teaching.

Lisa Prince and Kelly Trusso

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