Interested in student mentorship? IdeasLab is the place to start

Oct 20 2022 Posted: 10:14 IST

IdeasLab are growing their student mentor community and would love to hear from those interested in being a mentor. 

If you want to support University of Galway students on their innovation, entrepreneurship, or intrapreneurship journey then IdeasLab have an exciting opportunity to share with you. 

Due to increased demand from students, IdeasLab are expanding their mentorship offering to all students and are looking for mentors with experience from start-ups, academia, industry, and social enterprises across all sectors and all career/life stages including:

  • Financial and Legal Services
  • Digital Transformation
  • Medtech
  • Creative Industries

What does a mentor do?
If you have not mentored before, IdeasLab will provide you with training. IdeasLab will ensure that you are matched to a student requiring your specific skillset and we will facilitate introductions to your mentee based on your communication preferences.

The commitment will vary depending on your availability and can range from a 1 hr session to multiple sessions over a 6-week period.

What is in it for you?

  • Becoming part of IdeasLab community means becoming part of a vibrant community of innovators and entrepreneurs across our region.
  • An opportunity to give back and develop your own skills as a mentor.
  • Opportunity to work with, teach and learn from an amazing student cohort from diverse backgrounds and with a broad range of talents.
  • Opportunity to attend and network at our on-campus events throughout the year
  • Mentors will also receive a certificate of participation as a token of our appreciation

If you are interested, please register your interest or email us and we will get in touch.