What We Do

What is e-Mentoring?

e-Mentoring provides students aged 14-19 in the Neath Port Talbot and Swansea area with an online mentor who can give them free one to one advice and support on their studies and future prospects, via a secure online messaging platform.

If you’re interested in the broad the range of career opportunities within the life sciences sector from art therapist to zoologist or maybe you’re unsure about what you want to do. Our e-Mentoring project can help, by matching you with a mentor who is either working or studying in your area of interest, and can provide you with a unique insight into your potential career path, as well as advice and support on your studies and personal development.

e-Mentoring can help you with advice and support on:

  • Applying for university
  • Getting work experience
  • Personal statements and CV writing
  • Subject selection
  • Goal setting
  • Study and Exam skills
  • Interview techniques and admission tests
  • Career pathways

e-Mentoring can also help you to:

  • Improve your communication skills
  • Build confidence and self esteem
  • Manage stress

Work Experience

During each session we offer a limited number of exciting work experience placements to help support university and job applications, which you can apply for in the first week of the e-Mentoring session. They are usually for Year 10 and above. Past work experience opportunities have included shadowing GP’s, Pharmacists and Childcare workers.