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Become a mentee

Working with a mentor can help you to

  • Identify your career goals, and convert your aspirations into practical steps towards a placement/internship, graduate employment, or further study
  • Be better prepared for the graduate recruitment and selection process ahead
  • Produce an outstanding CV, improve your interview skills, practise assessment centre exercises
  • Extend your network to include professionals in your target sector or profession
  • Help you learn and develop vital interpersonal skills employers expect
  • Get an insider’s view of a sector/industry
  • Build a good working relationship with an experienced professional
Brunel Professional Mentoring Launch 2018 37-min
Brunel Professional Mentoring Launch 2018 37-min
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The programme is open to level 2 & 3 undergraduates from underrepresented backgrounds. Please see the eligibility criteria below.

Eligible students should meet one or more of these criteria:

  • Students from low income households (annual household income of less than £25K)
  • Students of Black and Minority Ethnic [BME] backgrounds
  • Students with a disability/dyslexia
  • Local authority care leavers/foster care
  • Carers - has dependent children or is an adult carer
  • Estranged Students (18-25yrs living independently with no contact with parents or family network)
  • Refugees (have experienced serious disruption to formal education)
  • Students with specific learning difficulties and mental health problems
  • Students accepted on to Brunel Summer Internship Scheme (BSIP)