Imperial Hub provides opportunities for Imperial students to make a positive difference in their local and global communities. Our vision is of a time where every single Imperial student engages in social and environmental issues during their time here.
PhD students have skills and experiences that could be highly valuable to student-led projects. We are looking for project mentors to help with our Skills for Sustainability programme and to support international development societies. The time spent mentoring a student project is not only hugely enjoyable and rewarding but the teaching experience counts towards the Associate Fellowship and can give your CV an edge when competing for an academic position or becoming chartered.
Project mentors for Skills for Sustainability will supervise the environmental consulting element of the programme. Students receive training to help them deliver a solution to a real-life project brief tackling a sustainability issue in College. We’re looking for technical experts and management gurus to help ensure the consulting project is impactful. International development societies at Imperial include Engineers Without Borders, Raincatcher, El Salvador and e.quinox. These groups are growing year-on-year and are engaging with larger, more complex projects in developing countries. Many now require team members with more experience in technical fields as well as knowledge of other ‘backroom’ functions such as communications and
If you think you have the skills and experience to help mentor a student project, email Pippa Smith on firstname.lastname@example.org More information is available on our website – www.imperialhub.org/mentorship