Past Meetup

Meet A Mentor - University College London

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Meet A Mentor - University 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 will be held in rooms: Chadwick G07 and Chadwick G08.

The Chadwick building is off of Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT. Map is here http://goo.gl/maps/3c2tc (http://goo.gl/maps/3c2tc)

We will head to the UCL student bar for networking and further informal discussion after the event - http://uclu.org/venues/print-room-cafe

Organised by RecWorks: