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Meet A Mentor - King's College London

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Meet A Mentor - King's College London

Have you always wondered what you want to do when you graduate?
Are you worried about all the talk of grads finding it hard to find work and what it will mean for you?
Do you want to know the difference between working in a bank, a gaming company or a startup?
What technology should you specialise in? Java, Ruby or any of the other countless programming languages?

Now is the chance to find out. You may well have heard the buzz about the Meet a Mentor events - this is the next in a series of events open to all students.

This is a chance for you to meet a variety of senior developers currently working in the industry; you will get a chance to listen to their stories and even ask them questions. It will be a 'speed dating' style event in groups of 5-8 with each mentor having 10-15 minutes to tell their story and share their experiences in the industry. We have an amazing line up on presenters, everything from startups to the financial and media industrys, open source enthusiasts, senior developers, entrepreneurs and CTOs. You will also find an experienced recruiter who will be able give you advice and answer your questions regarding your career options, the software industry, job applications and different job positions.

Sign up now to be guaranteed a place at this event.

Directions and location information:

This event is being held in: Room KO 16, Ground Floor, King's Building, Strand Campus, King's College London, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS.

Please see here to find the campus:

Please see this map for directions once on campus:

The nearest Tube is Temple, or Charing Cross is also near. There's a webpage with very detailed info about buses, tubes, trains etc here: (

We'll be heading to Waterfront Bar at KCL for further informal discussion and networking after the event. The Waterfront is KCLSU’s bar on the Strand Campus:

Organised by RecWorks: