Mentoring: A Critical Support Strategy for Youth Career Engagement and Workforce Development

This issue brief from the National Mentoring Partnership identifies the role that mentoring can play in the lives of youth through career exploration and workforce development activities leading to greater employability. It distinguishes between developmental mentoring, which focuses on healthy and positive social development, and instrumental mentoring, which promotes skill development and targeted goal setting.
Record Type: 
Research-To-Practice Brief
Publication Date: 
October, 2015
Date: 
October 2015
Source: 
Partner Resources
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Employment
  • Education and Training
  • Supportive Services
  • Special Populations
    • Youth in Transition
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