We asked student Callum and coach Jamie Lowe from Atkins for their perspectives on the Future Frontiers coaching programme. Here’s what they had to say.
Firstly, can you introduce each other?
C: My coach was named Jamie Lowe - he was incredibly helpful, informative and constructive with the content.
J: My mentee was Callum, he was a fantastic guy, a little bit shy to start with but soon grew into it.
What kind of careers did you talk about?
J: He had a real passion for hypnotherapy and psychology, which I was really pleased to be able to explore with him.
C: I’m taking three exams, psychology, sociology and media studies, all of which feed into each other quite nicely and hopefully those will help me get a career that me and Jamie discussed.
What was it like meeting for the first time?
C: At first I did feel a little bit pressured but Jamie quickly put me at ease and we ended up having quite a few laughs along the way.
J: I think at the start I felt quite self-conscious and, ‘am I d