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Mentoring Matters If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.

Mentor and protegee

Building Tomorrow's Leaders Today

Learn. Grow. Share. Connect.

The Mentoring Matters program provides AU staff opportunities to broaden their personal and professional skills and knowledge while building competencies that assist AU in reaching its strategic and Inclusive Excellence goals.

The Mentoring Matters program creates access to opportunities for all staff that enrich their professional experience and the workplace culture.

Program Objectives

  • Enhance personal and professional growth by broadening knowledge and skills
  • Gain a broader understanding of the mission and vision of AU and contribute to its future
  • Foster deeper connections and build meaningful relationships across the AU community


Participants must be full-time staff members and have completed the probationary period to be eligible for consideration. 


Mentoring pairs are expected to meet for at least one hour per month. This can be done either virtually or in-person, across multiple sessions. 

How to Apply

Applications for the 2024-2025 Mentoring program will open in August 2024.


The application period for the 2023-2024 Mentoring program is closed.

Applications for the 2024-2025 Mentoring program will open in August 2024. 

Important Program Dates

  • Staff Appreciation Week: May 2024
  • Application Period Open: August 2024
  • Application Period Closed: September 2024

Upcoming Learning Opportunities

  • Guide to Leave Management 

  • Generations in the Workplace 

  • Inclusive Hiring 

  • Emotional Intelligence 

Visit Workday Learning today to discover more!