Illinois Security Professionals Association Mentoring Program


Illinois Security Professionals Association
                   Mentor Program

Empowering the future "Voice of Security" for Illinois

The goal of the Illinois Security Professionals Association® Mentor Program is to invest in the longevity of
ISPA by fostering professional relationships between up-and-coming professionals and industry veterans.

Why apply for the Mentor Program? Mentorship Benefits
  • Receive unparalleled one-on-one mentorship from
    an industry veteran.
  • Push your career to the next level by cultivating
    professional relationships.
  • First year of annual membership dues and all meeting/events costs covered
  • Develop and strengthen contacts to help you
    advance in your career
  • ISPA is the premier organization in Illinois

Mentee Qualifications

  • 5 years of less in the security industry
    • Unless 2 years if less have been in
      a supervisory/managerial role
  • Transitioned from law enforcement or military
  • Must be able to commit to attending at least 75%
    of ISPA meetings

To apply as a mentee, click the button below.:

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  • Develop the next generation of security
  • Mentoring is a mutually beneficial relationship where you will be able to:
    • Cultivate your leadership skills
    • Improve your listening and interpersonal skills
    • Learn from your mentee
    • Build confidence by reinforcing knowledge
      and learning new skills

      Mentor Qualifications
  • Minimum of ten (10) years if security experience
  • Minimum three (3) years membership in ISPA
  • Must be willing to commit to:
    • Guide your mentee through the nuances of networking
    • Attending at least 75% of ISPA meetings with mentee
    • Invest time into your mentee for career mentorship
    • i.e.: coffee, lunch, etc.

To apply to become a mentor, click button below.

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