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5 Ways to Have Fun This Summer While Boosting Your CV

By Mike Walker, student blogger It’s scary how quickly my first year at Nottingham has passed me by. It seems like no time at all since I was a first-week fresher, flung 200 miles from my native home in Devon. Since then, time since has flown by crazily fast. With a long summer ahead of me, …

My eMentoring experience

By Charlotte Lambert, student blogger You may have heard about some of the mentoring schemes offered within the University – I took part in the in the career-focused scheme. The eMentoring scheme runs from November through to March and offers the chance for students to be paired with University alumni professionals from a wide range …

It’s a Two-Way Street: Finding the Right eMentor for You

There are countless reasons to join the career-focused eMentoring scheme, and you’re actively encouraged to do so as a student. It’s your chance to be personable and familiar with an alumni who can offer you their experience of your chosen industry as well as giving you an opportunity to potentially widen your professional network.  What …

The 3 Ds of a quality application for career-focused eMentoring

By Adam Shooter, Postgraduation and Statistics Coordinator (Alumni volunteering & eMentoring) The eMentoring scheme puts you in contact with alumni currently working in industries or positions that you may be considering as a future career. It is a unique opportunity to gain an insight into the inner workings of an industry that you might not …

Be inspired by alumni

By Adam Shooter, Postgraduation and Statistics Coordinator (Alumni volunteering, eMentoring) Mentoring is a common practice in the workplace, with new staff often being mentored by more experienced staff members. Having someone with experience and knowledge to turn to for advice is an invaluable for personal development in all walks of life. We have a careers-focused …