Career Mentor Expression of Interest

Inspire the next generation. Be the mentor you wish you'd 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 at the University of Essex is your 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 team will be in touch with more information about the programme and to find out more about you and your motivation for mentoring.

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 team via

Please note this does not commit you to anything. You can withdraw your involvement in the programme any time by emailing
Please note this will not affect your chances of becoming an Essex mentor, we welcome mentors from a wide variety of backgrounds and professions.
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