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Applications for seventh cycle of Young ICCA Mentoring Programme now open

We are pleased to announce that applications for the seventh cycle of the Mentoring Programme are now open! Interested in applying to the Young ICCA Mentoring Programme as a Mentee or a Buddy? Please review the below information carefully before submitting your application.  

Mentee applications

All current Young ICCA members are eligible to apply to become Mentees in the Young ICCA Mentoring Programme. The programme is best suited to young professionals interested in international arbitration. Applications for this cycle of the Programme, which will commence in January 2020, will be accepted until 16 September 2019

To submit an application for this cycle of the Young ICCA Mentoring Programme, complete the electronic form here. Please have your CV and a one-page letter of motivation ready to upload via the form. 

The Young ICCA policy for the Mentee application process is as follows:

  • Applications received after the deadline (midnight CEST 16 September 2019) will not be accepted under any circumstances
  • Incomplete applications will be disregarded
  • Applications must be submitted through the electronic form
  • No special accommodations shall be made to successful applicants, i.e., any requests for a specific Mentor or group will not be entertained
  • Due to the overwhelming number of applications Young ICCA expects to receive for this upcoming Programme, no feedback or comments shall be given to applicants who are not selected to participate in the 2019-2020 Mentoring Programme

Buddy applications

The Buddy – an established mid-level arbitration practitioner and person actively involved in Young ICCA activities – acts as a liaison between the Mentor and Mentees, facilitating active interaction between all participants in each Mentoring Group. Buddies must be under 45 years old and should have a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in the field of arbitration. Buddy applications for this cycle of the Programme, which will commence in January 2020, will be accepted until 16 September 2019

The Young ICCA policy for the Buddy application process is as follows:

  • Applications received after the deadline (midnight CEST 16 September 2019) will not be accepted under any circumstances;
  • Incomplete applications will be disregarded

For more information visit the Young ICCA Mentoring Programme page. If you have any further queries, please contact the Young ICCA Mentoring Programme Coordinators, Eric Chang (eric.chang@youngicca.org) and Gloria Alvarez (gloria.alvarez@youngicca.org).