This six-month program pairs public procurement professionals with more experienced NIGP members who can provide guidance on professional development opportunities and offer other career-related advice.
- Mentee slots are open to both NIGP members and non-members who are actively pursuing or serving in a public procurement role.
- Mentors must be NIGP Members and provide up-and-coming and established procurement professionals career and professional development guidance.
- This cohort will be the first to use NIGP’s new online mentoring software for quick and easy matching and step-by-step instructions on how to successfully navigate the mentee/mentor relationship.
Benefits of the Mentorship Program:
Creating strong professional networks built on trust and respect to facilitate life-long learning
Promoting diversity of thought and critical thinking skills
Providing a coaching experience and the tools to be an effective and efficient procurement professional
Providing supplemental learning channels to enhance brainstorming opportunities
Providing access to seasoned professionals who can offer encouragement and career-development advice
Promoting an environment in which mentees feel more empowered, confident and equipped for success