Requirements to become a mentee

  • Willingness to show commitment and to prepare conscientiously for the application process as well as for the respective meeting with the mentor.
  • Good manners, respectful behavior, "worthy representative" of your school of tourism or hotel management
  • Ability to express and represent your own concerns
  • Willingness to accept constructive criticism and to reflect on it
  • Personal responsibility and initiative
  • Openness and willingness to experiment
  • Ability to work in a structured manner, stay on task

Mentee Benefits

  • Strengthening of professional self-confidence
  • Concrete formulation and further development of professional goals
  • Support in achieving these professional goals
  • Feedback on behavior and attitudes
  • First-hand insights into the working world
  • Establishment of contacts / networks
  • Orientation and practical tips for entering the professional world

Mentees' Responsabilities

Mentees benefit from the informal exchange with experienced personalities by gaining authentic insights into the world of work, working on personal development areas, receiving honest feedback, getting guidance for starting a career and being able to discuss questions about the future.

Mentees are students who take responsibility for their professional and personal development and see added value in the support of an experienced person (= mentor). This results in a high level of self-motivation, interest and commitment to the mentoring process.

Mentees' Tasks

The mentees are mainly responsible for the organizational process and the content of the mentoring phase. This includes, among other things, scheduling meetings or points of contact, working out and defining topics (personal topics, topics related to education, career entry, etc.) and goals, inquiring, discussing, trying out, implementing, and giving feedback. Throughout the program, the mentee is in "fetch duty".

Tasks summarized in keywords:

  • Organize mentoring conversations
  • Formulate goals and concerns
  • Proposing topics actively
  • Willingness to self-reflect
  • Openness to new perspectives, ideas and strategies
  • Accepting support from your mentor
  • Showing respect and goodwill to your mentor