Developing a Plan & Career Pathways

By the end of this section, mentees will have developed a comprehensive career plan tailored to their individual aspirations and goals, along with a good understanding of the different pathways within the aviation industry attained through online webinars and interactions with their mentors. 


In this section, mentees will embark on a journey of self-discovery and strategic planning to chart their career pathways in the aviation industry. Through a series of interactive one-on-one mentoring sessions, and self-reflection exercises, mentees will gain the necessary insights and skills to navigate their career trajectories effectively. (Refer to Appendix for discussion examples)


  • Mentees will present their personalized career plans to their mentors, demonstrating their understanding of their career aspirations, goals, and action plans.
  • Mentors will provide feedback and guidance to mentees, assessing the clarity, feasibility, and relevance of their career plans.


  1. Self-Reflection:
    • Mentees will engage in guided self-reflection activities to identify their career aspirations, strengths, values, and areas for development.
    • Mentors will facilitate discussions and provide feedback to help mentees gain clarity on their professional goals and aspirations.

  1. Career Exploration:
    • Mentees will explore various career pathways within the aviation industry, including Airline Operations, Corporate, Medevac.
    • Mentors will share their own career experiences and insights into different aviation professions, helping mentees make informed decisions about their career paths.

  1. Strategic Planning:
    • Mentees will learn how to create a personalized career plan that aligns with their long-term aspirations and short-term goals.
    • Mentors will guide mentees through the process of setting SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-bound) goals and developing action plans to achieve them.

  1. Professional Networking:
    • Mentees will learn effective strategies and skills for building and maintaining professional networks within the aviation industry.
    • Mentors will share tips and best practices for networking, including how to leverage social media, attend industry events, and cultivate relationships with industry professionals.

  1. Implementation and Review:
    • Mentees will implement their career plans and actively pursue opportunities to advance their careers within the aviation industry.
    • Mentors will provide ongoing support and guidance, helping mentees navigate challenges and adapt their career plans as needed.