Mentor Program

Unlock your potential with The OR Society's mentor programme

We believe in the transformative power of mentorship, tailored to elevate your career in operational research or analytics.

Our mentor scheme provides unique professional development support, personalised to your specific career goals. It's a journey where mentors and mentees collaborate to define and achieve goals, breaking them down into manageable outcomes – a practical learning experience beyond traditional training courses.


Benefits of the OR Society mentor programmme

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Tailored Professional Development: Your mentorship experience is uniquely crafted around your career aspirations. Define your goals collaboratively, and work through them with the guidance of seasoned OR professionals.

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Two-Way Learning: Mentorship is a dynamic exchange. As a mentee, you gain from your mentor's knowledge and experience, while mentors enhance their interpersonal skills and gain a fresh perspective on the workplace.


Mentor Development: Mentors benefit from the opportunity to refine their leadership and coaching abilities, deepen their understanding of emerging trends through mentee insights, and experience personal satisfaction from contributing to the professional growth of others.


Networking Opportunities: Tap into new contacts, discover different businesses, and explore diverse working methods and approaches.

Membership integration

Access to the mentoring program is part of your membership. With a profile highlighting your preferences, you can find mentors or mentees aligned with your goals and timeframes. Our mentoring network encourages candid conversations about your challenges without workplace repercussions.

Career advancement

Whether you're in a new role, tackling a project, or venturing into entrepreneurship, our mentor program boosts your confidence. Learn from someone who has navigated similar challenges successfully. In our fast-paced industry, mentorships provide a valuable platform for learning and development, removing guesswork from your business and career decisions.

Why choose mentorship with the OR Society?

Our mentors bring real-world experience to your career development. Empower yourself at every career level, gain insights, and make informed decisions. For mentors, it's an opportunity to shape the future of operational research while enhancing your own professional journey.

Join the OR Society's mentor program – because in our industry, mentorship is the key to unlocking excellence.

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