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Connect to a world of expertise

Career eMentoring provides the opportunity to connect with members of our alumni community who are willing to share insights into their chosen career path.

Our alumni mentors are ideally placed to provide first-hand knowledge of their profession and sector, their experience of life after university, skills required in the workplace and so much more.

 

Why take part?

  • be inspired, encouraged and supported with your career ideas and future prospects
  • gain insights into what life is like in different roles and sectors 
  • benefit from practical support with career decisions, job hunting and applications
  • take your pick from over 400 mentors working in over 60 industry sectors over 6 continents
  • make connections to expand your network and potentially find work experience opportunities
  • reach your full potential by learning from the experience of others
 

Hear from past eMentees

 

I think that you can only really know what an industry is like from somebody who has been in it. So I really wanted to hear first-hand experience of what my future career might be like.

 

- Laura Maginley, 2016 biology graduate

 

My mentor checked over my CV and set up mock interview questions which was extremely useful. [He also provided] an insight into his day-to-day activities.

 

- Sahya Haria, BSc Environmental Biology

 

How to get started

Getting started with eMentoring is easy. Our online platform allows you to:

  1. Log in to the eMentoring platform using your UoN login details. Please read this important Data Protection information.
  2. Create an eMentee profile to share your career interests and aims with potential mentors
  3. Find potential mentors using search criteria like industry, interests, year of graduation and more
  4. Connect with mentors through the 'Ask a Question' or 'Mentor Programme' options
  5. Keep in touch with mentors flexibly via the eMentoring platform, or Skype, LinkedIn, email or face-to-face

Need more advice on navigating the process? Try our three eMentoring toolkits below. 

 

Before you connect

Explore how to choose and approach a suitable mentor - including 'dos and don'ts' of introductory messages.

Try the toolkit

Maximise the relationship

Find out how to get the most out of the eMentoring process, including suggested questions to ask your mentor.

Try the toolkit

Reflect on your experience

Learn how to reflect on and use your eMentoring experience in planning your next steps.

Try the toolkit

 

 

Important information

Data Protection
Please note that, when logging in to the eMentoring platform, you will be directed to another website, owned and operated by Aluminati Network Group Ltd. Any data you provide on that website will be subject to Aluminati Network Group's Privacy Statement and Terms adn Conditions. Please contact us if you have any questions.
 

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