Mentee Information

Interested in becoming a mentee? Below are a few thoughts about what you can expect to give and receive in the mentoring process.

Mentee Expectations

  • Set goals and take initiative for reaching them
  • Be prepared
  • Actively listen and ask questions
  • Set up appointments and be punctual
  • Be respectful and appreciative
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Commit to the entire program
  • Take responsibility for building the relationship

Potential Mentee Benefits

  • Support, advice, and constructive feedback on strengths and potential
  • Accelerated skill development
  • Smoother transition into work of their choice
  • Improved self-awareness
  • Sounding board for confidential issues
  • Defined career/business development path
  • Wider perspective of business on Cape Cod
  • Enhanced understanding of importance of seeking mentors throughout career
  • Expanded network of peers and mentors
"What my involvement in the Mentor Exchange really helped me with, was just cementing my desire to work professionally in human services. Because of the encouragement I received from my mentor, I decided to apply to graduate school and am now working towards my Masters in Social Work at Boston University.”

Mikaela Toni, CCYP Mentor Exchange Year II Mentee