Career Starter: student member mentoring scheme

Career Starter is our free mentoring scheme exclusively for CIPR student members. Through our network of more than 60 mentors, you can find a professional to help you build a successful career in public relations.

Our mentors are all Chartered PR Practitioners with a wealth of experience working in-house,  in PR agencies and independently across diverse business sectors. They can offer their advice and guidance to help you establish your professional credibility and profile, develop practical skills and prepare to find employment.

Three simple steps to get started

1: Follow the 'Find mentor' link below to browse the names of our mentors and learn more about them on their LinkedIn profiles.  You will need to log in to view this page.

2: Connect with your chosen mentor via LinkedIn and mention that you are a CIPR student member.

3: Download our mentee/mentor guidelines to make sure you understand how the process will work.

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member mentoring

To join the Career Starter mentoring scheme, you'll need to become a CIPR student member.



Want to become a mentor?

If you're a CIPR Chartered PR Practitioner and you'd like to become a mentor, get in touch.

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earn cpd points

Earn 20 CIPR CPD points for taking part in the Progress mentoring scheme.

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