Accepted Mentors and Mentees click here to access program resources (password-protected)
Upcoming GeoMatch Event
Mentoring and Coaching during Career Development and Transition
Date: June 11, 2021
Download event schedule.
Register to attend.
Join us at future events to learn more about your program and how you can benefit the most from your participation. Events will cover a few presentations followed by small introduction sessions where you will meet with potentials mentors and have the chance to interact with them directly.
By attending these events you will:
*Learn about the program's guidelines and what is expected from you as a mentee and mentor
*Understand the importance of having a mentor and learn how to benefit the most from this opportunity
*Meet with registered mentors and identify which mentor you would like to connect with
*Have a chance to ask questions about this opportunity and discuss with registered mentors and mentees
*Network with other mentees and mentors and expand your network
CSPG Membership - 5 min
About the CSPG GeoMatch Program - 15 min
Mentee presentation - 15 min
Q&A - 5 min
Mentor Introductions (Mentors in attendance) - 2-3 min each
Breakout Rooms (Mentors and Mentees) - 30-45 min
Only registered Mentors and Mentees are allowed to attend these events. To apply as a Mentor or Mentee (active CSPG members only) please click the appropriate button at the bottom of this page.
About the program
CSPG GeoMatch is a community program aiming to support the scientific, technical and professional development of CSPG members by providing opportunities to forge and develop mentor-mentee relationships between members of the society.
The CSPG facilitates the matching of both mentors and mentees at virtual and/or in-person events and provides other opportunities for both groups to network and collaborate on a regular basis.
As a mentor, you can:
As a mentee, you get:
Who can apply?
Active CSPG members can apply to become mentors or mentees. All professional experience ranges are eligible to participate as mentors and mentees.
All applications will be reviewed by the CSPG mentorship committee and applicants will be notified if their applications become approved.
• Mentors and mentees must be active CSPG members and reside in Canada.
• Mentors and mentees must be available to spend 1-2 hours per month to meet each other.
The mentoring relationship is one year after which, mentors and mentees may re-apply to the program to be re-matched with another mentor/mentee. Please download the CSPG membership Code of Conduct document and familiarize yourself with it.
How to apply
If you are interested in applying for the CSPG mentorship program, please complete the GeoMatch Application and submit it. Only active CSPG members are eligible to participate. Upon approval, you will receive an email welcoming you to the group of your choice and will be automatically added to the email announcement list of the program and the CSPG newsletter.
Read the introductory article from the GeoMatch committee here.
Wendy Shier, Committee Chair
Jeff Webber, Co-Chair
Omid Haeri Ardakani