#LifeStartCareerChats: Find your mentor with LifeStart
Find your mentor
You’re invited to join a career mentorship gathering where you’ll be able to ask what you’ve always wanted to know. Whether you want to learn more about how to become a professional artist, a writer, work in finance or tech, we would love to introduce you to someone who might be able to answer your questions.
#LifeStartCareerChat is an initiative to bring students closer to people in professional careers. These gatherings are here to help students navigate the jungle of professional careers. This post summarises all available opportunities.
If you’d like to join one of our mentorship conversations, please fill out this survey. It’s for us to ensure you get to sit at the right table where you’ll benefit the most. You are free to apply to attend multiple events.
The meal and drinks are on us! If you have any dietary requirements just send us an email after booking your spot!
We’re looking forward to receiving your application – select who you like to meet below.
LifeStartCareerChat: Tea with V&A’s product manager Eva Liparova
Madison | New Change | EC4M 9AF London | United Kingdom
Tuesday, 31 July 2018 from 18:30 to 20:30 (BST)
Meeting Eva is not just a great opportunity for anyone who’s interested in the workings of a museum. Eva Liparova’s pathway is a fascinating one; she’s studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama before joining several startups as a community strategist before landing her role as a digital product manager. Eva is incredible at building lasting relationships. On this very (special) Tuesday she’ll share her best kept secrets, on how she manages to apply what she learned in her drama degree to working with people in tech. Are you excited about joining us that night? We are too.
LifeStartCareerChat: Dinner with Intercoms product manager Jonathan Mathews
Avenue Mayfair | 7-9 St James’s Street | SW1A 1EE London | United Kingdom
Saturday, 4 August 2018 from 19:00 to 21:00 (BST)
When Jonathan started off his career in finance he’d have probably never guessed he would one day work as a product manager in startups. With his background in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, he is the living proof that what you study doesn’t necessarily set in stone what career you’ll end up doing in life. If you’d like to learn more about how to get into working in startups, then you should make sure to sit at this dinner table with Jonathan.
LifeStartCareerChat: Dinner with the freelance developer Benjamin Lattimore
New Street Grill | 16A New Street | EC2M 4TR London | United Kingdom
Monday, 6 August 2018 from 18:30 to 20:30 (BST)
Ever wondered how someone who studied at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London becomes a web developer? Want to know more about how to get into the tech field? And maybe even freelance? Meet Benjamin, a freelance WordPress Developer who specialises in creating bespoke themes. He’s excited to answer any questions, especially about finding your path regardless of what you’ve studied.