• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

To help find your way through the numerous career choices available to you, you’ll need the guidance and experience of someone with the right skills and expertise – a mentor. Having a mentor means you can use the knowledge of a supportive professional to help you learn to work more efficiently and advance your career.

In this course, you'll learn how to find a mentor who can aid you in your professional goals, and who can give you expert career advice on further education, networking, and interviews. You’ll also explore the qualities of a good mentor, and of an effective mentoring relationship.

Learning Objectives

Finding and Nurturing a Mentor Relationship

  • There is no objective for the Course Overview
  • identify what makes someone a mentor
  • identify key characteristics of an effective mentor
  • recognize ways of finding an appropriate mentor
  • recognize ways of maintaining a positive relationship with a mentor
  • identify actions that allow you to get the most from your mentor
  • Knowledge Check: Developing a Mentoring Relationship
  • reflect on what you've learned

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.