The Identity Agency’s Mentorship Scheme

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We’re helping Lincoln students prepare for a career in digital marketing

It’s difficult to get great quality work experience. That’s where our new mentorship scheme comes in. We’re helping students who either live, study, or are from Lincoln. Student will gain experience, support, and local connections. The Identity Agency hopes to give mentees a serious advantage when applying for a future digital marketing role.

The difficulties in finding work experience:

Roles I’ve seen online require me to have at least a year of relevant experience in marketing. My degree has helped me understand marketing theory, but I haven’t been able to put it into practice. Having this opportunity will give students the ability to gain real-world experience – Charlie Cheyette, student.

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Who is this for and what will they learn?

The Identity Agency will offer this mentorship scheme to students who live, study, or are from Lincoln. We’re looking for students who want to gain experience in marketing. Students will be expected to attend monthly support meetings. Additionally, students must commit to at least one week of unpaid work experience each year.

On the work experience placement, mentees are in control of what they learn. Lincoln students can get involved in tasks that help them learn:

  • Search engine optimisation
  • Web design 
  • Social media management 
  • Content creation
  • Marketing strategy
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A summary of the scheme:

Students are given a dedicated mentor. The mentor is responsible for arranging work experience and providing ongoing support. Students are guaranteed the option of up to four weeks experience per year (only one week is required). One to one training will be given to the mentees on a range of topics.

A student’s CV is crucial. We’ll help you pack yours with experience and certifications. You’ll be invited as our guest to networking events, conferences and exhibitions. Most importantly, you’ll learn if this is a career for you.

Book a free one-to-one appointment with an Identity Agency consultant by getting in touch. Just let us know a time, and a member of the team will be in touch with you very soon!

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