Candidates Programmes PR Mentoring programme PR Mentoring programme ABOUT THE PR MENTORING PROGRAMMEThe Taylor Bennett Foundation offers BAME candidates interested in a career in PR and communications the opportunity to receive mentoring from an existing practitioner in the industry, to help them identify career objectives, prepare for the job market and begin the job application process. WHAT WILL BEING MENTORED INVOLVE? • There is no financial cost to you. • If selected, we will partner you with a suitable mentor, someone who currently works in the PR and communications industry. • During the six months we expect you to meet with your mentor a minimum of three times, have a monthly phone call and to stay in touch. • Your mentor will help you to explore the PR and communications industry, assist you with writing a suitable CV and help with job applications. They will also introduce you to their network in the industry and give you guidance on how to be successful in communications. ELIGIBILITY • You must be a BAME candidate. • You may have studied at any university. • You may have studied any subject at degree level. • You must have an interest in working in the PR and communications industry in the UK. • You must be able to commit to six months of being mentored in the UK. HOW TO APPLY Applications for the autumn PR Mentoring programme will open July 2019.