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The Career Development Centre recruits students and employers throughout the year, with the main focus in September and October. If you are interested in becoming a mentor, please visit our home page and click on find out more to access the registration form. If you wish to speak to the scheme co-ordinator, contact Christine Dare on or tel. 01332 591333
Induction for new mentors will take place at 3-4.30pm on Wednesday 18th September, followed after a short break by Workshop 1: Mentoring and Coaching, Getting Started,
5-7pm (room tba)
Optional Mentor Workshops (students welcome):
Advanced Communication Skills
Details tba
Assertiveness & Negotiation
Details tba
Welcome to the University of Derby’s Employer Mentoring Scheme


Established in 2004 by the Career Development Centre, the Employer Mentoring Scheme brings together students,employers and the University in a mutually beneficial relationship.

Our comprehensive on-line mentor training package was developed by Margaret Wood of Acorn Training, in association with the University of Derby Career Development Centre.