About Graduate Mentor

Our Mission

Graduate Mentor will help the next generation of under-represented graduates reach their career potential with expert support from inspiring mentors.

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Our Graduate Research

The founders at GRB (Graduate Recruitment Bureau) often wondered why there was no mentoring service designed just for graduates from diverse backgrounds.

We were curious, so started by conducting some research. There were a few services out there but nothing of the scale and style we wanted to create. Next, we reached out to recent graduates. A survey taken by graduates from diverse, disadvantaged and under-represented groups from the GRB talent pool showed that 100% would use a mentor and here were the top three reasons why…


One-on-one advice and guidance from a early careers expert

Increase my chances of launching my career in a specific sector


Help with my job application process such as CV writing, interviews, etc.

Our Mentor Research

Secondly, we started talking to our clients to see if any would be prepared to join our mission and become a mentor. The response was fantastic. Our survey received 213 responses from a mixture of inspiring business leaders, senior graduate recruiters, professional coaches, career counsellors, industry experts and university alumni from the full spectrum of sectors and company sizes. The top three reasons they gave to get involved were…


For philanthropic reasons. I’d happily volunteer to help the next generation launch their careers

I’d like to develop my personal skillset for a new professional role


It could enhance my personal brand and elevate my profile in graduate recruitment

Become a Mentor

We’d love to make a difference in this space and provide the best service so please join our nationwide network of mentors today and make a world of difference to the future of the next generation of under-represented young people. There is no charge to mentees or mentors to use this service.