7. The Mentoring Process and Value to Your Career

  1. John A. Hoschette

Published Online: 30 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470530177.ch7

The Engineer's Career Guide

The Engineer's Career Guide

How to Cite

Hoschette, J. A. (2010) The Mentoring Process and Value to Your Career, in The Engineer's Career Guide, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470530177.ch7

Author Information

  1. Lockheed Martin, Eagan, Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 24 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470503508

Online ISBN: 9780470530177



  • mentoring process - value to your career;
  • finding and developing mentor - chances for career success;
  • protege's role - scheduling routine interactions, sharing job experiences, developing career plan


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Understanding the Benefits of Mentors

  • Finding Good Mentors You Can Rely Upon

  • How To Utilize a Mentor

  • How To Be a Great Mentor

  • Great Questions for Mentors To Ask

  • Mentor Roles and Responsibilities

  • Protégé's Roles and Responsibilities

  • The Phases of the Mentoring Process

  • You Can Mentor; It's Easy!

  • A Word of Caution About Finding Mentors for Women

  • A Final Note on Mentoring

  • Summary

  • Discussion Topics

  • References