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Build job-ready skills

Master foundations of data science and choose your focus area: advanced machine learning, natural language processing, or deep learning.

Develop a professional portfolio

Complete 14 real-life projects, including two industry-worthy capstone projects to showcase your skills to employers

Launch your dream career

Make yourself hireable with personalized career coaching and exclusive access to our network of hiring companies.

Our mentorship program

Join 400+ other mentors impacting student's lives

Our world-class mentors work at top companies. Only 1 in 12 applicants make the cut.

Ankit Jain
Senior Research Scientist

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Here's what to expect when applying to become a mentor:

What our mentors say

I mentor with Springboard because it’s a revolutionary idea and I like working with a company that is disrupting the education industry.

I love getting more people interested in data. It's one of my passions, and I believe it will shape the world going forward.

Mentoring with Springboard is hands-down the most fulfilling experience of my professional career.

Eric Dorf
UX Design Mentor

Milene Darnis
Business Analytics Mentor

Srdjan Santic
Data Science Mentor

Why become a mentor?

Here’s what our mentors love most about their Springboard experience:

Join Springboard to help our students bridge the 21st-century skills gap.

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Springboard is redefining education for the 21st century through world-class online learning combined with high-touch, human support throughout the student lifecycle: dedicated student advisors, career coaches, and industry-expert mentors.

We've helped thousands of learners revamp their careers and we're just getting started. Our mentor community - the biggest strength of our programs - comprises experts from the best organizations in the world like Uber, McKinsey, and Disney.

You have a significant impact in the careers of your mentees.

It keeps your technical skills sharp and up-to-date.

You develop valuable leadership and communication skills while coaching your mentees and through feedback from Springboard.

It's a flexible way to earn an honorarium in your free time.

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How mentoring works

At Springboard, we are building a movement around digital skills mentorship. We believe in three core mentoring pillars:

Flexibility

Our mentors are working professionals and our online-only approach let's you fit mentoring into your schedule. Help someone learn in as little as 1-hour per week.

Flexibility

Personalization

We put a lot of thought into matching students with mentors, looking at several factors like communication style, industry experience and specialized skills.

Personalization

Growth

It's important to us that mentors develop too! Get feedback and coaching to develop your skills. Access our exclusive, global mentor network to find new opportunities.

Growth

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Data Science

We're currently hiring mentors for these courses:

UX Design

Business Analytics

Cybersecurity

Digital Marketing

Apply to be a mentor

Fill out the application

Showcase your experience, technical ability and interest on your application.

Video interview

If selected, we'll schedule a video interview. We test for skill, communication and passion for the field.

Final review

Our team then conducts a final review, evaluating your performance and our current student needs.

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Why join Springboard?

Springboard provides 21st century skills through mentor-led online courses.

We are an education institution for the modern workforce. We give students unique access to industry training with 1-to-1 mentorships with expert professionals alongside rigorous, high quality online education in advanced concepts and tools. We know that a personalized learning experience that is relevant to the needs of businesses and community organizations is what will provide value and solve challenging tech problems today and in the future.

Based in San Francisco, we’re a thriving a community of students, alumni, mentors, and employees across 77 countries. We’ve helped hundreds of talented students find their true potential and launch successful professional careers.

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Got any more questions about Springboard mentorship?

Write to us at mentors@springboard.com and we'll be in touch!

Pia Zaragoza
Design Researcher

Saloni Borar
Lead UX/UI Designer

Nate Kugland
Data Scientist

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Be a part of our mentor movement

Our mentorship program

Why become a mentor?

How mentoring works

What our mentors say

Join the movement!

Join 400+ other mentors impacting student's lives

Apply to mentor

Why join Springboard?

Not ready to mentor yet?

Got any more questions about Springboard mentorship?

Write to us at mentors@springboard.com and we'll be in touch!