How can I apply?
If you wish to be considered for Manchester Gold mentoring, you will need to complete the Miscellaneous Information section under your CareersLink profile and 'opt-in' to apply to Manchester Gold Mentoring. You must 'opt-in' for your application to be considered.
You should also try to complete as many fields as possible in the other sections of your profile, as this will help us in the matching process.
For full details, please read the 'How to apply' page.
If I apply for Manchester Gold Mentoring, will I be guaranteed a mentor?
No, unfortunately we cannot always guarantee a match for each applicant. We do always receive many more applications than we have available mentors. In order to give yourself the best possible chance of being matched, please fill in as many fields as possible in your CareersLink profile and also take time to think about what you hope to achieve by taking part, explaining this in the Motivation for Mentoring box.
When will I hear if I have been successful in gaining a mentor?
If you have been successfully matched with a mentor, you will be informed by the end of November (for the Autumn programme) and by the end of March (for the Spring programme) at the very latest. Mentoring partnerships will begin after selected applicants have completed an induction.
I don't understand what information you need from me to apply. Can you help?
If you have any queries regarding how to apply for Manchester Gold Mentoring, please contact us via email@example.com.
I've had a look and there isn't a mentor available in the area I am interested in. What should I do?
We can't always provide mentors on Manchester Gold Mentoring in every possible career area. If you can't find a mentor in an area that interests you, perhaps you could look for mentors who may have done a similar degree discipline and explore what other options might be open to you.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org.