The mentorship has come to a natural end when:
Be sure to know when to call it and evaluate your relationship.
Successful mentoring relationships rely on the ability of the mentor and mentee to be able to authentically discuss their progress.
3 month – alert to be sent out, with 4 quick questions relating to process
6 month – invitation to attend get-together (lunch or breakfast) of mentors and mentees separately to get experiential feedback, focussing on the community of interest, could compliment with short online survey.
9 month – more robust online evaluation. Mentors and mentees invited to attend celebration event
12 month – conduct comprehensive evaluation.