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About Mentoring Pathways

Mentoring Pathways is designed to promote long-term leadership and career development through a one-on-one mentor-protégé relationship in conjunction with bi-monthly group workshops. Successful mentoring involves a dynamic process where each participant learns to respect and trust their partner’s commitment, expertise, and individuality. A firm commitment to the mentoring process and a willingness to invest time and energy are important components for a successful relationship and a rewarding program experience.


Protégés have the opportunity to grow from their mentor’s experience with guidance and support.

  • If you’re ready for the next step in your career and are looking for guidance to make it happen.
  • If you’ve taken on a new role and need advice or guidance to be successful.
  • If you’re new to the industry and looking for someone to guide and support you.
  • If you want to take advantage of our chapter’s best assets - our experts - to learn from their experiences and grow your network.



Mentors share their experiences and advice on such topics as career advancement, practice strategies, professional visibility, networking and overcoming barriers to career success.

  • Share your expertise and reap the benefits from knowing you played a role in boosting another’s career.
  • Share knowledge about developing a career path in the A/E/C industry.
  • Help a protégé to identify gaps in skills or experience that inhibit their current job or from moving to the next level commensurate with career goals.
  • Provide insight into the influence of politics and corporate culture on the protégé’s job and career path.
  • Share knowledge and experiences about common mistakes/pitfalls to aid the protégé to succeed.


General Information


For the 2016-2017 SMPS calendar, the series will feature one group session every other month from, as well as one-on- one meetings with individual mentors every month.

Important Dates

Information Session: September 28th, 2016

Application Due: October 14th, 2016

Protégé Payment Due: November 1st, 2016

Program Mixer: November 10th, 2016

2017 Mentoring Pathways Kick-Off Meeting: January 2016, TBA

Protégé Cost

The cost of the program is $150.

Complete your registration fee here.

Protégé and Mentor Application

Download the Mentor/Protégé Application

For More Information Contact

Kelly Mikuni


Lisa Kenneweg Linnea King