- Go through introductions - name, your background, location, the company you work for, etc.
- Talk about how everyone in the group started their journey to software development.
Our small-group virtual mentorship program is designed to help students establish meaningful connections to other practitioners within the tech field. We aim to connect resourceful, talented, and supportive professionals (including Prime alumni!) with Prime students in order to share multiple experiences and perspectives in an inclusive community-based setting.
Program engagement asks that your mentor/mentee group meets virtually for 1-2 hours every other week for the 14-week classroom portion of our students' Prime experience. In addition, we expect both mentors and mentees to:
More about these and additional tips for a positive mentorship program experience will be shared during the kick-off meeting.
Once you have signed up to be a mentor, mark your calendars for the following dates in your mentorship program!
Cohort Kickoff Meeting Dates Cohort Months
Gaiman May 12th, 2022, 5:30pm CST May - August
Jemisin June 16th, 2022, 5:30pm CST June - September
Mitchison July 21st, 2022, 5:30pm CST July - October
The following topics are recommended for each meeting.
No specific talking points, just enjoy your last meeting! Feel free to talk about additional topics or share words of advice.