Babcock Mentoring Programme

Find out more and contact us

If you have any questions, would like to find out more about the scheme or you are an upcoming student who would like to become a mentee, please email Frankie and Sam at
Have you thought of working with Babcock and wondered how to gain those skills? Perhaps you are considering a career change? Maybe you want to find out more – this programme is for you! Gain an insight into Babcock, see how they run, learn from your mentor and see where your degree can take you – you will be surprised!
Babcock is a leading provider of critical complex engineering services across four key sectors: marine, nuclear, land and aviation. Participants will benefit from one-to-one mentoring sessions, a Babcock led insight day and a mock assessment centre.
Benefits of the scheme
  • A mentor, chosen specifically to help the students gain relevant skills, knowledge and experience, who will offer four flexible mentoring sessions covering a variety of useful topics.
  • A Mock Assessment Centre with preparation given beforehand and an Insight Day panel of interesting and knowledgeable speakers, bespoke to Babcock Mentoring Schemes.
  • A supportive and passionate team, comprising of the mentors, the University of Plymouth Careers Service, the academic team and staff from Babcock International.
  • The Babcock Mentoring Scheme provides the students with transferable skills that can be applied in employment and within their CV. It also provides them with an understanding of the application process and behind the scenes knowledge of Babcock International.
Alex Webb, BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

Mentoring: helping to launch careers

"Mentoring is a great opportunity to engage with employees and hear their experiences and advice for employment in the engineering sector. Thanks to my mentor's help with my CV and interview skills, this summer I have managed to get some work experience with an engineering firm."
Alex Webb, BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering 

What are the key stages of the programme?

Applications open: 18 September 2023
Applications close: 16 October 2023
Francesca and Sam, part of the careers team. 

Apply now and contact us

Francesca and Sam look forward to welcoming you as part of the mentoring programme.
If you have any questions, or would like to find out more about our mentoring schemes, please don’t hesitate to contact us. You can email us at