Mentor Program

Applications are now open for the
2024 WASMA Mentoring Program

2024 WASMA Mentoring Program

Are you ready to take your career to new heights or lend your expertise to those embarking on their resources journey? Then it’s time to apply for the 2024 WASMA Mentoring Program.

Proudly sponsored by Bellevue Gold and Sandvik, the 2024 WASMA Mentoring Program offers a unique opportunity for growth and development.

Why Apply?

Our free Mentoring Program connects experienced leaders in the resources sector with individuals at the early stages of their careers. Mentors provide invaluable advice and insights to help mentees achieve their career goals and objectives.

Whether you’re just starting your career or a few years in, being matched with a mentor can propel your career forward. Similarly, if you’re looking to mentor others or learn from seasoned professionals, our program offers a platform for significant growth and learning.

Why be a Mentor?

Share Your Wisdom. As a mentor in the WASMA program, you can influence the next generation by offering valuable insight gained from your years of experience.

Give Back. Joining the WASMA mentor program allows you to give back to the mining community by providing guidance and support to those just starting their careers.

Refine Your Leadership Skills. Mentoring with WASMA provides a platform to further develop your leadership and interpersonal skills by coaching and guiding mentees.

Expand Your Network. Engaging in our mentor program enables you to connect with motivated mentees and fellow mentors within the mining sector, fostering a collaborative community of like-minded individuals while expanding your professional network.

Personal Growth. Participating in the WASMA mentor program offers a chance for personal reflection and growth. By sharing your experiences and insights, you’ll gain fresh perspectives on your own career journey while helping shape the future of the industry.

Whether you’re seeking mentorship or eager to share your knowledge, this program is designed to facilitate meaningful connections and collaboration.

Why be a Mentee?

Access Expert Guidance. As a mentee, you’ll have the opportunity to tap into the insights and advice of seasoned professionals who have successfully navigated similar career paths.

Accelerate Your Growth. By learning from the experiences and mistakes of your mentors, you can accelerate your professional development. Their guidance can help you avoid common pitfalls and provide you with strategies to advance faster towards your goals.

Build Confidence. Having a mentor by your side can boost your confidence and clarity in pursuing your aspirations.

Expand Your Network. Engaging as a mentee not only connects you with mentors but also opens doors to new relationships with fellow mentees. These connections can lead to valuable opportunities, collaborations, and a broader network within your industry or field.

Accountability. By working with a mentor, you’ll have a built-in system of accountability to help you stay focused on your goals. Your mentor will help you set objectives, track your progress, and provide support and guidance to ensure you stay on track towards achieving your objectives.

The Details

The program will run from 29 April 2024 to 18 September 2024, with mentors and mentees committing at least two hours per month. Applications are open to those working in the resources sector, including WASMA members, school of mines students, and non-members.

All applicants will be notified of their acceptance by 1 May 2024. To apply, complete and submit your application via Mentorloop.

Apply Now

Don’t miss out on this opportunity! Applications close 5pm on Thursday 18 April 2024. If you have any questions, please email Join us in shaping the future of the resources sector through mentorship and collaboration.

About our sponsors

The 2024 WASMA Mentoring Program is proudly sponsored by Bellevue Gold and Sandvik.

Bellevue Gold Limited is an ASX listed company developing the high-grade Bellevue Gold Project. The Bellevue Gold Project is the “standout” high-grade, high margin growth gold project in Australia.

Sandvik is a global, high-tech engineering group providing solutions that enhance productivity, profitability and sustainability for the manufacturing, mining and infrastructure industries.

Mentoring Program Resources:

A Mentor and Mentee Guide – a guide to using the Mentorloop platform.