Are you looking for career mentoring from professional Trinity Alumni?
What is mentoring?
Career mentoring is a relationship between a student (‘mentee’) and a more experienced person (‘mentor’), who is there to support you with developing your career. The purpose of the relationship is the passing on of knowledge, experience and offering advice. Mentors can help with preparing for the world of work, discuss career options and offer practical assistance with getting jobs and a place on a postgraduate course.
Your Trinity alumni mentor could be working in an area that interests you or have graduated from the same course as you. It is up to you to select a mentor that interests you. As a student of Trinity, you have exclusive access to Trinity Alumni Online Mentoring, where you can connect with mentors. You and your mentor will build a mentoring relationship, helping you achieve your mentoring objectives.
What types of topics can be covered?
- Exploring job roles and sectors
- Deciding what to do after College
- Practising job interviews, professional communication and networking
- Finding jobs not advertised
- CV/LinkedIn profile reviews
Who is mentoring for?
Mentoring is for all students interested in developing their career and network. Trinity targets undergraduate penultimate and final year students for specific mentoring and networking events to help them in their transition into the workplace.
Two ways to engage with Trinity Alumni mentors and key dates
You can engage with mentors in two ways. We encourage undergraduate penultimate and final year students to choose Option 1 in term time.
GradLink is a mentoring programme for undergraduate penultimate and final year students of specific schools e.g. Schools of Law and Dental Science where the school matches students to alumni mentors.
Refer to GradLink Mentee Guidelines in Resources for more information.
Option 1: Attend a Mentoring Launch Event for penultimate and final year students of all disciplines
Get an overview of how to make the most of the Mentoring Briefing with the Careers Service and the Mentoring Launch Events; understand the time commitment and what is expected of you and your mentor through the “How To” Guide for Penultimate and Final Year Student Mentees attending Mentoring Launch Events. You find and connect with mentors via Trinity Alumni Online.
|October 2018 to April 2019||
Option 2: Connect with Alumni through Trinity Alumni Online - students of all years
This options is for students of all disciplines both undergraduates and postgraduates at all times of year. Register with Trinity Alumni Online Mentoring and connect with Trinity alumni and ask career related questions. If you wish, request a mentor.
Mentee Guidelines and Mentee Agreement
FAQ and Top Tips
Being a mentee
Once you register with Trinity Alumni Online Mentoring use these Mentoring Resources to help you to approach a mentor. Once you have secured a mentor the resources help to manage the process and end the mentoring relationship.