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The goal of this unit is to provide career advice and mentorship to NIFES students and associates who hope to build a career in designated professional fields.The long-term goal of this campaign is to establish a dynamic relationship between NIFES Uniport associates who are working in various industries and their student/younger counterpart who may need guidance to their career path. The long term view is that the council will act as a career resource center for those who need it.Mentoring is a volunteer act that requires willing participants; hence we need people who have a passion for helping others
Our stories inspire
Both aprties grow.
Always adding value
Some of Our Mentors
Mrs. Grace Toby
Dr. Seleipiri Orubibi
Mrs. Voke Udom
Mr. Olamide Falase
What some mentees are saying
about their experience
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“The mentorship program also gave me a reason to chase success beyond the four walls of a school. I am currently one of the best students in my department.”- VIVIAN NWA-AMAKA ABULOKWE
The decision to have a proper mentor came about when I realized that there was too much familiarity with everyone around me whom I wanted to be my mentor. This affected their judgment and opinion of me and hindered the level of help I needed and desired. Although I wasn’t exactly good at sustaining Read more about “The mentorship program also gave me a reason to chase success beyond the four walls of a school. I am currently one of the best students in my department.”- VIVIAN NWA-AMAKA ABULOKWE[…]
A 4-MONTH VIRTUAL MENTORING CYCLE
“Follow who know road” and don’t just journey through life without a guide! Did you know that the fastest way to arrive at a destination is by having a mentor who helps you navigate your chosen path and the hurdles on the way? This way you get to avoid mistakes and time wasters. NIFES Read more about A 4-MONTH VIRTUAL MENTORING CYCLE[…]
IMPORTANT THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A CAREER
There is always something for everyone to do. A quote by Alice Walker states that “the most common way people give up their power is by thinking they do not have any”. Katherine Whitehorn advocates that one is to find out what one likes doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it. Read more about IMPORTANT THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A CAREER[…]
CONVERSATION WITH DR. ADA UCHE
While the year 2020 was one of the toughest years in history, especially with the outbreak of the Coronavirus which disrupted different sectors and affected many people all over the world, we still believe there are lots of salient lessons to glean. Last year we had a conversation with with one of our pioneering mentors, Read more about CONVERSATION WITH DR. ADA UCHE[…]
The outbreak of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) pandemic has resulted in an unprecedented economic crisis as even the United Kingdom officially went into recession in 11years. In an article by Nairametrics, it enumerated how several businesses have been affected by the pandemic. Though a majority of ventures may have halted operations, certain businesses have sustainable Read more about TECH SAVVY[…]
CREATIVITY: A RELEVANT CAREER-RELATED SKILL TO LEARN IN THIS ERA
Creativity comes across as a skill peculiar to people in the creative industry such as musicians, graphic designers, fashion designers, painters, etc. According to LinkedIn instructor Stefan Mumaw, who has authored six books on creativity, ” creativity is a problem-solving with relevance and novelty”. Creativity isn’t just a skill, the kit is valuable for career Read more about CREATIVITY: A RELEVANT CAREER-RELATED SKILL TO LEARN IN THIS ERA[…]
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION: A Requisite Skillset for Career-Acceleration in a Dynamic Economy
Our ability to inter-exist successfully is hinged on our ability to communicate our divergent perspectives effectively. Difficulty in conveying our thoughts often results in misunderstandings and arguments between parties. Talking may come naturally but communicating effectively is a skill set that requires cultivation. “Good communication is just as stimulating as black coffee” Anne Morrow Lindbergh Read more about EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION: A Requisite Skillset for Career-Acceleration in a Dynamic Economy[…]
Who are you? If you can’t promptly answer that question you don’t have a very clear picture of your own identity. Having a clear image of yourself is essential in relationships, self-confidence, and growth. Just as it’s impossible to reach your destination when you don’t know where you are, it is impossible to become who Read more about DISCOVERING YOURSELF[…]
REDEFINE YOURSELF: 6 THINGS YOU NEED TO START NOW
Many of us have been caged with mental slavery, limiting our minds, our abilities, our uniqueness, our style, our beliefs, our excitements and our own kind of energy by our environment (the people we see, what we hear, what others do, what the media or role models portray, what people expect, etc). These things constantly Read more about REDEFINE YOURSELF: 6 THINGS YOU NEED TO START NOW[…]
“I went through the school and the school went through me” – Mr Edet Udo, a NIFES alumni, stated.
Mr. Edet Chinedu Udo was the best graduating student in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Port Harcourt in the year 1998. He was a very active member of NIFES Uniport who served in different capacities while in school. Some of which are Hall Pastor, General Secretary, Election Committee Chairman, Read more about “I went through the school and the school went through me” – Mr Edet Udo, a NIFES alumni, stated.[…]