G-star: Mentor program
G-star and The Refugee Talent Hub are organizing a mentor program by and for professionals. Does this sound interesting to you, and would you like to meet a professional from the fashion retail industry and expand your network? Register now for the mentor program organized by G-star and The Refugee Talent Hub!
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About the mentor program
In the mentor program, a G-star professional will be matched to you for a period of 5 months. During this period, the professional functions as your mentor and coach. He/she gives you tips and tricks for finding a job in The Netherlands and working at the Dutch labor market/ the fashion retail industry. You can for example receive help on your resume, your LinkedIn profile, and your mentor will share his/her professional network with you.
What do we expect from you
You have a refugee background
You speak English language
You have an open, proactive attitude, are eager to learn and want to share information with your mentor
You are motivated to participate, and you make time for the obligated activities (kickoff, check-ins, closing event). In addition, you make time for an (online) appointment with your mentor once a week, or once in two weeks
You have a computer (with camera) and internet, this is necessary for the video calls and online activities
- Register quickly for this program and make sure that your CV has been uploaded. You can register until May 23 2022.
If you have been selected, we expect you to be present on the following activities:
Wednesday 1st of June: Kick-off (online or live)
Wednesday 13th of July: First check in (online or live)
Wednesday 24th of August: Second check-in (online or live)
Wednesday 26th of October: Closing event (hopefully live)