MENTOR AT HACKBRIGHT ACADEMY
Make a difference in your industry
Hackbright is proudly the leading software engineering school for gender equality in the Bay Area. Join our mentor community of experienced engineers from top tech companies and share in Hackbright mission to #changetheratio in tech.
Make a direct impact
Within just 3 months of our program, you’ll be helping to diversify the tech industry by providing mentorship to someone as she or they strives to become a software engineer.
Develop your technical and management skills
You’ll develop your leadership, technical, interpersonal, and communication skills – which can help facilitate your own professional growth and development within your organization.
Expand your network
You’ll join our mentorship community of volunteer engineers from across the Bay Area, which has included employees at Google, Reddit, PagerDuty, Dropbox, Eventbrite, and more.
WHAT TO EXPECT
As a mentor, you’ll go through an onboarding process prior to meeting your mentee.
Our mentorship program kicks off with a Mentor/Mentee Mixer where you’ll meet your mentee for the first time, along with other mentors.
During your mentorship, you’ll receive bi-weekly email updates from Hackbright staff.
Currently or formerly in an engineering role
Ability to dedicate at least 1 hr/week to mentoring your student (in-person or remote)
Be supportive, positive and encouraging throughout your mentorship duration
APPLY TO BE A MENTOR
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