Opportunities Board

Free mentoring scheme for women and non-binary people

Opportunity closes: 18 Apr 2021
Type: Mentoring
Salary: Undisclosed

Website: ilikenetworking.uk
Instagram: @ilikenetworking

The I LIKE NETWORKING mentoring scheme applications are now open to women and non-binary people working (or who want to work at) the creative industries, aged 18+ with no age limit.

You can apply for anywhere in the world.

We have over 50 mentors across fashion, marketing, visual arts, theatre and beyond to support you on your goals throughout four sessions.

Mentors hail from companies such as The Financial Times, Buro155, Teal Media, Bloomsbury, Nike, Tate, Bonham's, Whitechapel Gallery, Warner Music, Spotify, Lyma, Dr. Martens, The Gates Foundation and more.

Additionally, mentors will expand mentees' network by introducing them to industry peers.

The programme is totally free.

How To Apply

1. Please read the bios and notes from our 2021 mentors. You will be asked to select which 2 mentors you’d like to work with and why

2. Create a free account on UnderPinned and create a portfolio for your application, including these questions:

  • A brief career history including qualifications if relevant (max 200 words)

  • What you hope to get out of the mentoring programme(max 200 words)

  • What your vision for the future of the creative industry is (max 200 words)

  • Your two ideal mentors from the list below and why you have chosen them (max 300 words)

  • A 1-min video of yourself detailing why you would like to join the programme! We’re looking to see your personality shine so don’t worry about fancy editing skills. This will need to be uploaded to your UnderPinned portfolio to complete your application in the form of a Youtube, Vimeo or other online link.

3. Once your UnderPinned portfolio is ready, complete this form and submit it together with the link to your portfolio.

For more information, please refer to our info session here with a step-by-step guide to applying

If you have any access needs, please get in touch