Meaning of mentorship in English:


Pronunciation /ˈmɛntɔːˌʃɪp/


mass noun
  • 1The guidance provided by a mentor, especially an experienced person in a company or educational institution.

    ‘he is revered by his employees for his mentorship and problem-solving qualities’
    • ‘One of the primary advantages of being an employee instead of an entrepreneur is mentorship.’
    • ‘Kate knows that if it hadn't been for Daisy's mentorship, she wouldn't have the job she loves.’
    • ‘Tthe veteran MP provided him with advice and mentorship on the workings of parliament.’
    • ‘"Fred's mentorship and perspective has proved truly valuable to me in my first few months here."’
    • ‘Will's mentorship helped me develop a deep understanding of players' psychology and thus the ability to see the world in dimensions that I did not know existed.’
    • ‘Whilst the role involves hiring, training, mentorship and management of new and junior members of the firm, this is very much a hands on role.’
    • ‘You will provide scientific leadership for operations and mentorship to junior staff.’
    • ‘The leader must also be an accomplished manager with the ability to manage a large team of chemists providing training, support and mentorship.’
    • ‘There are several groups providing mentorship and peer support for women.’
    • ‘Graduate program members will participate in a formal mentorship program to develop leadership, people and communications skills, as well as attend quarterly social events.’
    • ‘Once placed, the interns will receive supervised on-the-job training and mentorship for a further three months.’
    1. 1.1A period of time during which a person receives guidance from a mentor.
      ‘a two-year mentorship with an entrepreneur in a tech start-up’
      • ‘The next year, he won a CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund award of $50,000 and a mentorship.’
      • ‘Aside from the valuable title, a victory here carries with it a $300,000 grant and a one-year mentorship.’
      • ‘They were awarded cash prizes, BlackBerry smartphones, and mentorships with BlackBerry Mobile App development experts.’
      • ‘It is open to undergraduates aged 18 to 28 at Australian universities and provides internships and mentorships in the region.’
      • ‘This spring, mentorships will be offered in bronze casting, digital photography, creative writing, and contemporary painting.’
      • ‘Mentorships are generally mentee driven, so mentees who apply with specific goals or direction clearly articulated will be most successful.’
      • ‘Through a year-long series of evening classes, weekend workshops, seminars and mentorships, the creatives will be drilled in negotiation tactics, how to make a pitch or file a tax return.’
      • ‘The company plans to give budding entrepreneurs with successful business proposals funding and a one-year business mentorship opportunity.’
      • ‘The hope is that after a two-year mentorship, participants will have all the skills, experience and connections they need to make it in the real world.’