Mentorship Opportunities

Overview

The ISACA Vancouver Chapter is excited to announce it is launching its 2022 mentorship program, for our IT audit and IT security professionals to mentor students who will become our future CISA, CRISC, CISM, GEIT, and CSX practitioners.

We would like you to be a part of this awesome program! This is
an excellent opportunity for students and new members who would like to know more about the IT audit profession and obtain career guidance with one-on-one time from a seasoned professional mentor.

This is also a fantastic opportunity to network with other mentors and mentees in the community.

To apply, complete the following form by January 07, 2022:
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Benefits

  • Receive monthly guidance from one or multiple experienced, successful ISACA mentors
  • Learn the benefits and the first-hand experience of being a certified IT audit / IT security professional
  • Network with other mentors and mentees in the local community and expand your professional network!
  • Have the opportunity to participate in online discussion forums with experienced cybersecurity professionals. 


Calendar

January 7, 2022 Final day for application submissions
January 10-14, 2022 Pre-kick off and networking event (Virtual)
January 27, 2022 Mentorship kick-off
Monthly events (dates and events are flexible)
February 24, 2022 ISACA Membership and AMA
March 2022 ISACA Certification Program and Career Guidance
April 2022 Outdoor park meetup
May 2022 TBD (webinar)
June 2022 Wrap-up Ceremony
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Requirements
For Mentors


  • Working experience for at least 2 years in the areas of IT audit, IT governance, consulting, IT management, internal audit, or IT security

For Mentees

  • Must be a student / new ISACA member (less than 2 years of professional experience) who is highly interested to pursue a career in the areas of IT systems audit, or IT security
  • Commitment to schedule at least 1 hour every month for one-on-one meetings with your mentor; note that it is the mentee’s responsibility to reach out and schedule an appropriate time to meet with your mentor
  • Attend the initial kickoff event in January 2022 on a Zoom call
  • Note that the intent of this program is for IT professional mentors to support mentees in their professional growth, and there is no obligation nor expectation for mentors to hire/offer job opportunities to mentees
  • Attending the social get-togethers is completely voluntary, but we promise they will be fun!
For any questions, email mentorship@isaca-vancouver.org