Open P-TECH Mentoring

Fostering meaningful career conversations between students and professionals

The world of work is changing fast and students are facing a ton of uncertainty as they try to figure out how to get to the career they want. Fortunately, a little guidance can go a long way.

Virtual mentoring from Open P-TECH is a highly flexible, free mentoring program that brings experienced professionals and students together for career-focused conversations—in a safe, secure online environment.

Get involved in virtual mentoring in one of two ways:

About the program

Connecting students with professionals, opening a world of possibilities

Open P-TECH mentoring matches students (aged 14+) with working professionals based on shared interests. Through conversations with their mentors, students gain tools and support to help them get to a successful, satisfying future career. And it all happens on one secure, free platform.

Mentors listen to students' goals and interests, and help them figure out a path to their ideal career.

Mentors openly share their experience, knowledge, successes, and failures.

Mentors help students manage in-class learning, hands-on experience, and workplace expectations.

For schools and organizations

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Bring Open P-TECH mentoring to your school or organization

Open P-TECH mentoring matches students (aged 14+) with working professionals based on shared interests. Through conversations with their mentors, students gain tools and support to help them get to a successful, satisfying future career. And it all happens on one secure, free platform.

  • Get access to our free, fully-equipped, safe and secure online mentorship platform
  • Our Administrator tools help you easily connect mentors and mentees and keep track of all mentoring relationships
  • All mentors get access to our vetted Open P-TECH mentor training course
  • Get free background checks for all mentors

For individuals 18+

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Become a mentor and share your expertise

  • Share your work experiences and help your mentee find their ideal path
  • Learn from your mentee and get energized by their perspective
  • Our quick training course ensures you're prepped and ready to interact with your mentee
  • Meetings are flexible and virtual: meet with your mentee at a pace that works for your schedule
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Find a mentor and start planning for the career you want

  • Get help from someone who's "been there" as you sort through all the unknowns of career planning
  • Get matched with a mentor who's just right for you, based on your goals and interests
  • Meet with your mentor when it works for you using a safe online platform
  • Know that your safety is our priority: All mentors must pass a background check and a training course

Got questions or need additional support?

If you have unanswered questions about the Open P-TECH virtual mentoring program, just let us know! You can contact our team directly using the "Contact Open P-TECH" button. If you're a Mentoring Program Manager at a school or organization and you're looking for assistance with Chronus, please message ptech-support@chronus.com