The QELA Mentor Program aims to support early career professionals engaged in planning and environmental law as they navigate their career, and assist and encourage those aspiring to reach senior professional or leadership positions.
The Program pairs an early career professional with a more experienced professional who can provide advice and support.
Participation is open to all professions engaged in planning and environmental law in Queensland, including but not limited to lawyers, barristers, town planners, environmental consultants, engineers, property valuers, and government officers.
The 2021 QELA Mentor Program operates over an eight month period, September 2021 – May 2022.
Mentees should be early career professionals with less than five years experience.
Mentees may also be university students, in their final year of study.
Mentees may be ‘change of career’ professionals who have undertaken new or further study in a planning and environmental law profession, and are embarking on their career in a planning and environmental law professions.
Mentees must have willingness to initiate meetings and seek input from their mentor.
Mentees must be current QELA members for the 2021-22 financial year.
Applications are now open for the 2021 Program. To apply, please complete the application form below.
Applications close COB, Friday, 13 August 2021.
Please ensure you have read the 2021 QELA Mentor Program handbook prior to submitting your application.
To download the Handbook, click 2021 QELA Mentor Program Handbook