The (ISC)2 Singapore Chapter Mentorship Program is back for our 3rd term!
This year, the (ISC)2 Singapore Chapter Mentorship team is proud to announce and share our inaugural batch of cybersecurity mentors. This group of mentors come from a rich diverse set of cybersecurity background that include and not limited to threat intelligence, risk management and compliance, governance, penetration testing, application and product security as well as IT security.
All interested mentees will be able to identify and choose their desired mentors from the (ISC)2 Singapore site starting from Aug 2023. In addition, we are extending the program to students who are seeking for a career in cybersecurity, which will include students from local ITE, polytechnics.
If you are thinking of starting or just started a career in cybersecurity and you are looking for cybersecurity mentors who have been veterans in the field to provide you guidance on what you can do in this new exciting career, then the (ISC)2 SG Mentorship Program 3.0 may be just right for you.
Mentees may fill in the following form to connect with your desired mentor.
Mentees Registration Period:
15th Aug to 31th Aug 2023
Values Proposition for Mentees:
•Ability to achieve a set goal, investment in self-development guided by a senior professional.
•Active steps in upskilling themselves and getting ready for their next step professionally.
•Ability to be connected with cybersecurity professionals
Eligibility criteria for Mentees:
● Mentee to be based in Singapore at the time of application and throughout the mentorship journey. It is ok if the mentee needs to travel.
● Mentee to be a Student or a Working adult. For students, we are including students from local ITE, polytechnics and universities.
● Mentee to join the (ISC)2 SG Chapter (Student membership, ~10 SGD/year, Associate membership, ~30 SGD/year or Professional membership ~50 SGD/year) upon acceptance to the Programme.
If you are interested to participate in the program, please kindly fill up the following form. Due to limitations in resources, we are limiting to the first 40 applicants where acceptance into the program will be screened by the (ISC)2 Singapore Chapter Mentorship team.
Some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):
Q: I am not a member of (ISC)2 SG Chapter, can I join the Mentorship Programme?
A: Yes you can! However we will ask you to commit to join as an Student Member (10 SGD/year), Associate Member (30 SGD/year) or Professional Member (50 SGD/year) if you are accepted to the Mentorship Programme.
Q: I am not CISSP certified, can I join the Mentorship Programme?
A: Yes you can! In this case, we will ask you to commit to join as an Student Member (10 SGD/year) or Associate Member (30 SGD/year).
Q: Is there any additional cost to the Mentorship Programme, other than the (ISC)2 membership?
A: No further cost! The Mentorship Programme is volunteer- based, and meant to stringent the ties of the cybersecurity and technology community.
Q: I am a working adult but I never worked in cybersecurity and want to make a switch. Is the Mentorship Programme right for me?
A: Yes, we encourage people without prior cybersecurity experience to join the programme. Mentees will be able to tap on the knowledge of experienced mentors who can guide them during their career pivot.
Q: What can I expect from the Mentorship Programme?
A: As a mentee, you will be asked to set a goal for yourself, and leverage the knowledge and expertise of your mentor to help you navigate and achieve it. Like in any mentorship programme, the more you invest yourself in it, the more you will get out of it.
As a mentor, you will be sharpening your coaching and leadership skills and pay it forward for the community, as well as meeting new people to expand your network.
Q: As a mentor or mentee, what are the expectations after completion of the mentorship program?
A: Mentors & mentees are encouraged to share their experiences and knowledge gained throughout the program with their colleagues, batchmates or friends.
For any queries about the program, please drop an email to (ISC)2 SG Chapter (firstname.lastname@example.org).