FPE facilitates mentoring of students and early career professionals in the practice of Ergonomics. Although university degree programs provide the basic knowledge and skills of any profession, practice skills and standards of professional conduct are best learned "on the job." Unfortunately, most choosing to enter the field do not have the opportunity to participate in the relatively few formal internship programs that might be available. Mentoring through FPE is a more informal process by which individuals are paired with established professionals for the specific purposes and needs of the mentee. This is typically accomplished remotely, even internationally, through various electronic media and technology. Examples include: pairing on shared research interests and/or projects, serving ad hoc on thesis and dissertation committees, practicum/temporary/entry level employment...the mentoring opportunities available through FPE are limitless.