Mentoring programs – sharing experience
Better education and equality of opportunity are key factors for success in our knowledge society. That is why Deutsche Bank’s mentoring programs focus on sharing knowledge and experience.
Learn more about Deutschbankers sharing their experience as mentors
Worldwide, more than 1,500 employees volunteered as mentors in 2013. Their outside views can help access existing systems and structures, open new perspectives and inspire new approaches – it is a win-win situation for everyone involved.
Employees accompany their mentees for a minimum of one year – mostly longer – providing advice and assistance, helping with uncertainties or being a source of motivation. Their support can help young people in various life situations. For instance, Deutsche Bank employees help immigrants enter the German workforce, support young people with difficult career conditions find vocational training or a job and assist young students as a confidential counselor with their career orientation or help them prepare for college.
In particular, students and young people benefit from the engagement of Deutschbankers in numerous mentoring programs, often serving as role models or confidential counselors. Such support is especially important for youth and young adults in their orientation phase.
The guidance often results in long-standing relationships that are a win-win situation for both sides; employees gain valuable insights into worlds outside their professional lives to broaden their horizons.
Mentoring 2013 in numbers
285 Community partners
1,579 Deutsche Bank mentors
Source: Deutsche Bank global volunteering survey 2014
“You receive the confirmation directly and undisguised, as only children can do.”