The Employability Mentoring project aims to improve your employability ready for graduation with the support of professional industry based mentors. Our mentors seek to help you to realise your full potential and achieve success in academic study, employment and life to help you become the person you aspire to be. Working with us and our mentors you will explore the following questions:
Students who engage successfully in mentoring will likely develop:
When you join the project to become a mentee, we will provide great support for you. We will help you develop professional skills to enable you to connect with mentors from industry. Our mentors can share their expertise through face-to-face, online and group mentoring experiences. Think of the Employability Mentoring project as a journey which will help you grow and learn about yourself with the support of professional mentors.
This short film tells you more about what we do:
Produced by Josh Penlington, DMU graduate.
Dare to Be is a mentoring scheme open to all DMU students. It aims to improve student confidence, self-belief and motivation. At the heart of the scheme is a focus on attainment – doing well on your course, and being able to achieve what you set out to do more broadly.
Dare to Be also aims to enhance a mentor’s understanding of the issues facing our students and provide a way for the mentor to share their experiences and provide guidance to mentees. In this way, mentoring is seen to be mutually beneficial.