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The Career Mentoring Scheme gives undergraduate students the opportunity to work with a mentor, who can provide industry insights, explain how they developed their career and help you to gain skills to boost your employability.

Please note, applications for the Career Mentoring Scheme are now closed.

Learn about the Career Mentoring Scheme at Sheffield Hallam University

Benefits of the Career Mentoring Scheme

This is your chance to meet with a professional who can share experience, knowledge, and insights about their role, industry, or organisation. You can also:

  • Develop your skills and knowledge, and experience to enhance your CV
  • Boost your career readiness
  • Increase your confidence
  • Expand your network of contacts

In addition, you may be able to gain valuable work experience through workplace visits and internships. 

Who are the mentors?

Employees from companies such as the NHS, Lishmans LLP, FIFA, Guinness, The Cabinet Office, The British High Commission, Nestle, Google, BBC and PwC have signed up to meet with you.

Taking part in the Career Mentoring Scheme

In order to take part, you will need to be: 

  • A current Sheffield Hallam University undergraduate student 
  • Able to attend 3 compulsory mentee inductions and commit to at least four meetings with your mentor throughout semester two
  • Committed to the mentoring process. This means keeping in regular contact with your mentor throughout the scheme

What you get from the Scheme depends on what you want, and on what your mentor can give.

How do I apply?

Applications are now closed.