“Not only does the mentor programme provide new graduates with guidance when trying to navigate internal departments, it also serves as an easy way to meet other colleagues in a more social setting."
Loral Quinn, Group Emarketing Manager, and Graduate Mentor
You’ll get an induction into the company at an orientation week at our London office when you start the graduate programme.
This will also give you the opportunity to get to know your fellow graduates and new colleagues. You’ll also discuss your rotations, set objectives and have the chance to find out what’s expected of you in your role.
Orientation week also includes:
There are various people available to support you once you begin the programme including:
This is the person you’ll report to on a day-to-day basis during your rotation. They will feedback to your learning and development advisor on your progress.
The learning and development adviser will be your line manager. They will ultimately be responsible for your development during the training phase.
They will also:
You’ll be assigned an HR adviser or business partner who will be a continued support throughout your training.
When you join Aberdeen, you’ll be paired with a mentor. They will give you support in the early stages of your career, and provide you with an opportunity for networking. Because you’ll frequently be changing location, you won’t always meet your mentor in person and most of the contact might be by phone or email.Get an insight into working at Aberdeen: meet our graduates