Career Mentoring at the University of Essex

If you’re an experienced professional or Essex Alumni and are interested in becoming a mentor, we’d love to hear from you.

Find out more about this unique opportunity and register your interest today!

“Every great achiever is inspired by a great mentor.” Lailah Gifty Akita

Career Mentor Expression of Interest

Inspire the next generation. Be the mentor you wish you had.

Becoming a Mentor

Welcome to the University of Essex Career Mentoring Programme! If you would like to find out more about becoming a mentor, please register your interest below.


Mentoring is proven to be one of the most effective methods of promoting student success in Higher Education. 

The Career Mentoring Programme is a unique opportunity to:

  • Provide one-to-one guidance and support to Essex students
  • Share your knowledge and experience
  • Further develop your own skills and professional network
  • Uncover fresh new talent

Once you have registered your interest, the Mentoring Coordinator will be in touch with more information about the programme.

Please see our Privacy Notice for information on how we store and use your data.  If you no longer wish to take part in the Mentoring Programme and/or would like your details to be removed at any stage, please inform the Mentoring Coordinator via

Please note we have a wide range of mentors from a variety of backgrounds and professions.
Please note this does not commit you to anything.
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Contact Us

Mentoring Coordinator: Rebecca Payne

Telephone: 01206 872695