mentoring program

CheMento - the mentoring program of the GDCh

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CheMento is the nationwide mentoring program of the GDCh. In a kind of tandem relationship, experienced chemists use their experience to support young chemists with their questions about career planning, career entry and orientation.

With CheMento, the GDCh offers students, doctoral candidates or postdocs from chemistry the opportunity to optimally use the large network of the GDCh.

Participation in CheMento is free of charge and is designed for a period of 12 months.

Details on the CheMento process

Become part of a living network!

Become a mentor!

Here is further information

A mentor is a person with (professional) experience who offers assistance with questions of personal and professional development.

become a mentee!

Here is further information

A mentee is a person with little (professional) experience who receives support in their personal and professional development.

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Prof. Dr. Karsten Danielmeier, GDCh President 2022 & 2023, about CheMento:

"Building and maintaining good networks is a fundamental contribution to your own professional success. The sooner you start building a network, the better. The GDCh initiative CheMento is an excellent opportunity to start building exactly this network. Experienced colleagues offer the chance to become part of their network and at the same time you get to know colleagues who are in the same situation and at the beginning of their Career . CheMento: A clear recommendation from me!"

Next CheMento round

Next round: 2024

Application phase ended

CheMento – Overview

Flyer CheMento
Status 07/23

One year of CheMento - what went on, what stays, what comes

Report on the pilot project in the "Nachrichten aus der Chemie" 05/15
( Download )


Do you have another question? You can find the FAQs here

GDCh career service
Varrentrappstr. 40-42
60486 Frankfurt a. M.
Tel. 069-7917-665

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