Career eMentoring: Register your interest for 2017

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You have the chance to be mentored online by a Sheffield Graduate this Autumn- discover what career options are available to you by talking to someone actually doing the job!

A mentor can offer you:

  • Insight into their job, the skills required and the challenges they face
  • Advice on how to gain and present relevant experiences to employers
  • Support with CVs , interview tips, networking and getting ‘work ready’

About the scheme:

  • Typically one exchange per week with your mentor , for 8-10 weeks
  • Communication by email, Skype or phone
  • Use it for your HEAR and the Sheffield Graduate Award

“He was not only a mentor, helping me to understand the work industry and to feel more confident about my future. He was also a teacher. He reviewed my works and gave my exercises to do.” – Engineering student 2017

“She told me lots about the industry, giving me a fantastic insight into the world of publishing. She’s also recommended lots of networking opportunities which I have followed up on which has helped me meet others in the publishing” – English student, 2017

During each Skype session, she was very informative, friendly and easy to talk to. She read my CV and applications and prepared feedback as well as planning a mock interview… She also offered to help me get some work experience” Environmental science student, 2017

“She helped to build up my confidence significantly by setting me small weekly tasks… this was a huge confidence builder. My Mentor gave me specialist guidance and support around job applications… it has been invaluable experience which I don’t feel I would have been able to get from anywhere else” Archaeology student, 2017

Interested?
Places are limited on this popular scheme; register your interest now to avoid disappointment! All registered students will receive an email when applications open in September.

If you have any questions about the scheme, please email the eMentoring team directly at: careermentoring@sheffield.ac.uk

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