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Application for working as a mentor

As a student, you can take a job as a mentor to another student at the University. Being a mentor means that you help the student to structure and plan their studies and you share your knowledge and experience of study technique and motivation.

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The assignment is paid and as a mentor you will get a lot in return. Students who work as mentors often manage their own studies better, it is developing and a merit in their future working life.

Job description

As a mentor you’ll meet the student once a week, for approx. 1-1,5 hours, usually for about 10 occasions. You decide whether you want to mentor one or more students. However, all meetings take place individually. The student you meet may for example need support in sorting and prioritising assignments and tasks.

Your contribution is important

The student you will meet has applied for mentoring support and believes that this type of support is relevant and meaningful. That's why your contribution as a mentor is so important. To provide you with the best prerequisites for this assignment you will be given a mentor training course and continual support by the University's Coordinator for Educational Support.

Register your interest to work as a mentor

To apply you must be a student at Mälardalen University (MDU) and have come some way in your education. You are structured, responsive and can communicate easily. Fill out the online form to register your interest.

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