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Nominations for the 2016 Program close Sunday 6 December 2015.

Are you a young professional in the tourism and hospitality industry or know someone who is? Expressions of interest are now open to participate in one of the most exclusive mentoring programs available in Queensland.

The QTIC Young Professionals Mentoring Program allows a competitive edge for employees in the industry who are 35 years or younger to gain professional development, knowledge and skills through the sharing of information and experience matched with a senior industry professional.

2016 Program

Running from February to July, up to 15 young professionals will be offered the opportunity to participate in the 2016 Program. Scheduled monthly meetings between mentors and mentees are structured to include relevant and individually tailored discussion topics and tasks.

The program will begin with a welcome and induction day, taking place on Monday 22 February 2016. All successful applicants must be available to attend (at own cost) the welcome and induction day in Brisbane to participate in the program.

A LinkedIn group will offer a support network for mentees to discuss their progress as well as providing an important link to other young professionals in the industry.

All eligible applicants will participate in a short interview process via telephone and up to 15 young professionals will be chosen to complete the program.  

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aged under 35 years        
  • Worked at least 12 months (full or part time) in the tourism/hospitality industry
  • Be employed with a current financial QTIC member OR be a student completing their final year of studies with a current financial QTIC member training institution
  • Have approval from your employer or institution to participate in the program
  • Provide a short CV with industry qualifications listed
  • Provide a professional photo.

Nominations close Sunday 6 December 2015.

NB: Please note that nominating does not guarantee a place in the program. Participants will be selected according to application, interview and the ability to match a suitable mentor in the sector and region of participants. There is a strict limit of 15 places available for this program.

To register your interest you will need to add a "ticket" to the shopping cart and complete the webform. 

For more information please contact QTIC on (07) 3236 1445 or via

*You must be logged into the QTIC website to apply. If you are not a member or do not have a login you will need to create an account. 

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