Ask-a-Mentor service

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, our students and graduates are facing even more uncertainty as they find their feet and begin to break into the working world, and any support which you can offer them will be extremely valuable.

One way you can help us ensure that we can continue to offer remote mentoring to our students and recent graduates during this challenging time, is by joining our Ask-a-Mentor service.

Our Ask a Mentor service gives students and recent graduates the chance to have a one-off conversation with an experienced professional career mentor. This single mentoring session can be based on a specific query they may have around a particular area e.g. application advice, interview tips and insight into working in or breaking into certain sectors.

We receive requests throughout the year and mentors may be contacted on a case-by-case basis. The conversation can take place over the phone, through online platforms or simply by email, and we will always confirm your availability before matching.

We are currently seeking new mentors who can take part in our Ask-a-Mentor service. If you feel you can offer a one-off mentoring conversation and support our students and recent graduates during this uncertain time, please take a moment to complete this form.

If you have any questions, please get in touch with askamentor@westminster.ac.uk

Comments

  • Hi Jenny,

    I graduated in 2016 and studied Real Estate.i would love to be able to mentor a student as I really enjoyed university and would love to be able to share my experience after university. I have since worked in a graduate role and now a surveyor in local authority. I am more than happy to advise on current course material as well as graduate work and anything else property or life in general.

    Many thanks for your time in advance,

    Best

    Will

    • Hi Will,

      Thank you for expressing an interest in mentoring and for completing the application form. The Mentoring Team will be in touch with you with the next steps. Welcome on board!

      Kind regards,
      Ludo

      Mentoring Officer (Mentors)

  • Well, I completed my MA in Globalization, Development and Transition in 2018. I stayed at Regents Park-International Students House. I am currently working with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) currently based in Juba, South Sudan. I moved here from Lilongwe, Malawi early March 2020. I have been working with WFP since 2010. I would be happy to speak to students seeking career in the humanitarian sector. My current focus in on Agricultural markets for Smallholder farmers-Policy and practice (addressing constraints along selected value chains, in partnership with governments and private sector).

    • Hi Vincent,

      Thank you for expressing an interest in joining our community of Westminster mentors! Many of our students and graduates seeking careers in the humanitarian sector could really benefit from your experience.

      Please take a moment to fill out our short application form by following the link below:

      https://engage.westminster.ac.uk/Form.aspx?id=587550

      Once we receive your application, a member of the Mentoring Team will be in touch with next steps. If you have any questions, please get in touch with askamentor@westminster.ac.uk.

      We look forward to welcoming you to our talented community of mentors!

      Best wishes,
      Ludo

      Mentoring Officer (Mentors)

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