Welcome to our Mentorship Program!

The PMI Phoenix Chapter is proud to offer members and non-members the following exciting, engaging, and rewarding mentorship programs, at no additional cost, including:

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Professional Mentorship Program (chapter members only)

This program is designed for project management professionals working in the field who need the short-term support of someone more senior. Mentees will engage with their mentor for a few months, in an on-demand unstructured setting to reach specific personal and professional goals. Mentoring may include a resume or LinkedIn profile review, a mock job interview, career advice, an individual development plan, and insights and recommendations on professional certifications to enhance your skillset.

Qualifications: Active chapter membership in good standing

Program format: Unstructured and on-demand, offered short-term, typically three-months; minimally weekly contact

Contact type: Virtual, phone, email, and in-person by agreement

PDUs:

Mentors: 1 PDU credit for each hour of qualifying Mentoring activity

Mentees: 1 PDU for each hour of qualifying Mentoring activity

Next available: September 2022

COMING SOON: Academic Mentorship Program (non-chapter members welcome!)

Are you a student enrolled in a project management program at a local college or university? Would you like to talk to a seasoned professional project manager in the field? The academic mentorship program provides you with the opportunity to talk to a Project Management Professional (PMP) who has several years of experience.

Qualifications:

  • Arizona resident with the ability to attend up to two meetings in person in Phoenix during a 13-week period (program kick-off and closing meetings, may be conducted virtually)
  • Within two years of graduation from an accredited college or university
  • Desire to learn about project management
  • Participate in weekly meetings and complete five assignments over a 13-week period

Selection process: Up to 30-minute interview with selection committee

Program format: Structured and on-demand weekly meetings, 13-week program offered twice a year

Accepting applications: Coming soon

Last day to submit application: Coming soon

Mentorship program timeframe: Coming soon

Contact type: Virtual, phone, email, and in-person by agreement

PDUs:

  • Mentors: 1 PDU credit for each hour of qualifying Mentoring activity

Getting started in a mentorship program

  1. All Mentees must submit an application using the following link: https://forms.office.com/r/ukygvUxgqM.  
  2. All Mentors must submit a volunteer application here: https://pmiphx.org/chaptervolunteer
  3. All applications go through a selection and pairing process.
  4. For our "Academic Mentorship Program," all Mentors and Mentees must agree to attend two (2) virtual or in-person meetings: formal kick-off and closing sessions. The kick-off sets the expectations for each week; the latter allows the chapter to gain feedback to make the program better. We may meet in person for one or both of these meetings; this will be announced at a later time.
  5. Mentors must be PMI Phoenix Chapter members in good standing with PMI and hold a professional certification with PMI.

All mentorship programs are subject to volunteer availability and may be limited or canceled at any time.

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