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MomentuM – Information for Mentees


MomentuM is a student-driven program. While many opportunities are facilitated by the Employability Coordinator and CBE Careers & Employability team, it is up to the individual student (mentee) to be proactive, actively participate and invest in the program.

MomentuM aims to support mentees to:

  • Gain an understanding of and insight into the working professional environment;
  • Develop and improve business acumen;
  • Be supported by, challenged and motivated by an experienced industry professional (mentor);
  • Develop increased confidence, self-awareness, emotional intelligence and an understanding of personal brand and value proposition;
  • Identify career pathways and develop career goals;
  • Gain an understanding of different business sectors and industries;
  • Develop an innovative and inquisitive outlook;
  • Build new connections and strong professional networks;
  • Improve communication and interpersonal skills and;
  • Hone excellent time management skills

Program requirements

Students participating in MomentuM will not receive course credit. MomentuM is a voluntary program offered to a select cohort of students who have exhibited a genuine interest in professional development and the opportunity to learn from a mentor.

Before commencing the MomentuM program, each student (mentee) must sign a mentoring agreement with their nominated mentor and attend a compulsory pre-commencement workshop.

MomentuM is an intensive program and requires a high-degree of personal commitment and strong time management. Before applying for this program, please ensure you have carefully read the program requirements, eligibility and selection criteria and key dates to determine whether this opportunity is right for your personal circumstances.

MomentuM program commitment:

A full list of milestones, workshops and events for the upcoming MomentuM program (July to November 2019) will be provided to all participating mentors and mentees.

Compulsory key dates for the upcoming, intensive semester 2, 2019 MomentuM program are:



Mentee pre-commencement session

Tuesday, 16 July 2019: 5 – 6pm OR;

Wednesday, 24 July 2019: 5 – 6pm

Program launch

Wednesday, 31 July 2019 (morning)

Mentee milestones x 4


  • July/August
  • August/September
  • September/October
  • October/November

Mentor/Mentee meetings

1 hour each month, minimum
(August, September, October)
November = optional

Interactive MomentuM workshop (mentees only)

Tuesday, 13 August 2019 (evening)

Interactive MomentuM networking workshop (mentors and mentees)

Thursday, 26 September 2019 (evening)

Interactive MomentuM networking workshop (mentors and mentees)

Wednesday, 16 October 2019 (evening)

Program closing (optional)

Friday, 15 November 2019 (lunch)

In addition to compulsory key program activities, MomentuM students are offered the opportunity to attend a series of optional CBE Careers workshops and employer events over the course of the semester.

The anticipated time commitment for mentees is approximately 6-9 hours per month. Actual commitment may vary and is dependent on the individual, and may be greater.


Places in the CBE MomentuM Program are offered via a competitive selection process. Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements to be considered for this opportunity.

MomentuM is open to all currently enrolled undergraduate and postgraduate CBE students who:

  • have successfully completed a minimum of:
    • 48 units in their current CBE program (undergraduate students) or;
    • 24 units in their current CBE program (postgraduate students)
    • *Flexible Double Degree undergraduate students must have completed 72 units across their program by the time they would commence the program
  • hold and maintain a minimum, pass average (GPA 4.0/7.0)
  • are currently enrolled in a CBE program and will remain so for the duration of the MomentuM program
  • have attended the compulsory MomentuM information session;
  • have completed the compulsory pre-requisite CBE Careers Workshop – “Communicating with Purpose:  MomentuM” and;
  • have completed the online application form and 1 minute video response in full and by the advertised application deadline

Students who have previously participated in MomentuM are not eligible to re-apply.

Late applications cannot be accepted.

To book your place in the MomentuM information session or compulsory CBE Careers workshop, search under “Events” on the CareerHub website. A schedule of available dates and times can be found below

Application details

You must submit your application online before 11pm Sunday, 12 May 2019 (AEST)

As part of your application, you will be required to:

  • complete an online application form and;
  • a 1 minute InterviewStream video response sharing your understanding of the MomentuM program and what you hope to achieve through your participation in the program.

Applicants will be advised of their application outcome by Monday, 20 May 2019 and must be able to confirm their participation and return required documentation by Thursday, 30 May 2019.

Apply for MomentuM

Applications for the intensive, semester 2, 2019 MomentuM program are now closed. Keep an eye out for information on the 2020 MomentuM program.

Click here to record your 1 minute Interviewstream video response. Click here to submit your online application (note: you must include a copy of your video link as part of your online application)

"How-to" application guides:

A “How-to” to apply for MomentuM quick guide can be found here

A “How-to” apply InterviewSteam video application guide for MomentuM applicants can be found here.

Compulsory pre-requisite workshop schedule

All applicants are required to attend 1 x MomentuM information session and 1 x CBE Careers Workshop "Communicating with Purpose - MomentuM", per below.



MomentuM Information Session

Monday, 15 April: 3-4pm

CBE Careers Workshop – “Communicating with Purpose – MomentuM”

Friday, 26 April: 2 – 2.45pm

CBE Careers Workshop – “Communicating with Purpose – MomentuM”

Monday, 29 April: 2.30 – 3.15pm

MomentuM Information Session

Monday, 29 April: 4 – 5pm

CBE Careers Workshop – “Communicating with Purpose – MomentuM”

Wednesday, 1 May: 10 – 11am

CBE Careers Workshop – “Communicating with Purpose – MomentuM”

Friday, 3 May: 10 – 10.45am

MomentuM Information Session

Wednesday, 8 May: 10 – 11am

CBE Careers Workshop – “Communicating with Purpose – MomentuM” (DUE TO DEMAND, NEW WORKSHOP)

Thursday, 9 May: 10 - 10.45am

Further information

Students are encouraged to view the MomentuM Frequently Asked Questions and How to Apply document for more information.


Sarena Bunce
Student Employability Coordinator | Professional Development
Phone: +61 2 6125 8254

Updated:   5 April 2019 / Responsible Officer:  CBE Communications and Outreach / Page Contact:  College Web Team