Mentees and mentors are expected to spend time getting to know each other; sharing common interests, goals and values.

The pair should discuss expectations, what will be accomplished during the relationship and agree on some common procedures.

Set goals and objectives; develop a mentoring plan.

Work towards accomplishing goals and objectives.

Evaluate accomplishments and the mentoring relationship. The mentee and mentor may redefine their relationship as colleagues, peers, partners and/or friends.