Babcock Mentoring Scheme

Babcock International alongside the Careers Service and academics Rumbi Mukono, Ming Day and Jahir Rizvi have collaborated to continue this project into the second year. We have an incredible 30 spaces available for students in their first or second year undertaking courses within Plymouth Business School or engineering courses within School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics.

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, peer support drop-ins, a Babcock led insight day and a mock assessment centre.

Find out more at our information sessions

Read more about the Babcock Mentoring Scheme

<p>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?

1. Apply online on myCareer using the 2021 Babcock Professional Mentoring Pathway

2. Student training workshops will be held at the times below

You must attend one of these to start the programme once confirmation has been sent to you. We create your action plan, discuss how the programme works and go through the expectations and roles of mentoring.

3. Meet your mentor event

This is your first meeting with your mentor. You can go through your action plan and the careers mentoring team will be on hand to provide support.

4. Additional activities given as part of this unique experience

5. Follow the pathway and have your 1-1 sessions

These can be virtual or face-to-face meetings.

6. Attend the celebration event

Showcase your great experience and share the celebration with your peers, Babcock and the University of Plymouth.


Although we are currently living in uncertain times, both Babcock and the University of Plymouth are utilising more digital and creative ways to undertake initiatives such as these. This could involve virtual meetings with your mentor or digital mock assessments.

<p>Careers Service</p>

Any questions?

If you have any questions or queries please contact Annette Goddard, Student Engagement Officer, and Melanie Jones, Student Engagement Administrator.



Drop-in and information sessions can be found on myCareer