The resources below have been designed to support mentors and mentees on the Career Mentoring Programme. If you need help or advice during your mentorship, please email: mentor@abdn.ac.uk

Career Mentoring Programme: Resources

Career Mentoring Toolkit

The Career Mentoring Toolkit distributed to all current mentors on the 2020/21 programme.

CMP - Sample Meeting Agendas

Suggestions for mentoring activities and discussions.

CMP Medicine stream - sample meeting agendas

Suggestions for mentoring activities and discussions for medicine stream.

Career Mentoring Programme Policy

Participation in the Career Mentoring Programme assumes full understanding of and adherence to the content of this policy.

Career Mentoring Programme: Enhanced Transcript

Learn more about the Enhanced Transcript and how students can get their participation in the Career Mentoring Programme recognised.

Career Mentoring Website - for mentors

The Career Mentoring Programme Website for mentors.

Career Mentoring Website - for students

Career Mentoring Website - for students.

Career Mentoring Video

Find out what previous career mentoring students think about the programme in this short video.

Meeting Record Template

A template for recording discussions and action points from mentoring meetings.

Career Mentoring - Post-Mentoring Reflections

A form for recording post-mentorship thoughts, ideas and reflections. Referred to in the additional suggestions for mentoring activities.

CV Resources

Careers Service page providing information on CVs and sample CVs.

Networking Resources

Careers Service networking resources.

Interview Resources

Careers Service page providing information on interviews.

SMART Goal Setting Activity (word version for MAC users)

This document explains what SMART goal setting is, how to set effective SMART goals and gives you a form to complete with your own goals. This can be a powerful tool for motivating you and focusing your career related activities.
If you are using a mac you may encounter problems with the pdf, please use this word version.

SWOT analysis grid

A template to help you analyse your Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats.
If you are using a mac you may encounter problems with the pdf, please use the word version instead.

Online Professionalism and Employability guide

Advice on how to use social media effectively to connect with employers and enhance your career prospects.

  • Author: Gabi Lipan and Dr Emily Nordmann, School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen
  • Published: 2017
  • Download PDF 8.4 MB
Skills Audit Template (word version for MAC users)

A template to help you audit your skills.
If you are using a mac you may encounter problems with the pdf, please use this word version.

Skills Audit Template

A template to help you audit your skills.
If you are using a mac you may encounter problems with the pdf, please use the word version.

SWOT analysis grid (word version for MAC users)

A template to help you analyse your Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats.
If you are using a mac you may encounter problems with the pdf, please use this word version instead.

SMART Goal Setting Activity

This document explains what SMART goal setting is, how to set effective SMART goals and gives you a form to complete with your own goals. This can be a powerful tool for motivating you and focusing your career related activities.
If you are using a mac you may encounter problems with the pdf, please use the word version.

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