Data Science Course Mentor (Part-Time/Flexible/Remote)

Job Description

DESCRIPTION

Springboard runs online, self-paced Data Science programs where participants learn with the help of a curated curriculum and 1-1 guidance from an expert mentor. We are currently looking to hire additional mentors to help students in our Data Science Career Track -- a 6-month intensive course that prepares students to launch a career in data science.

Our mentor community - the biggest strength of our programs - has experts from the best organizations in the world: data scientists and researchers at premier companies and a wide variety of top-notch startups and consulting firms (Uber, Pandora, LinkedIn, Apple, McKinsey, Capital One). If you are as passionate about mentoring as you are about Data Science, and can give a few hours per week in return for an honorarium, we would love to hear from you.

Please find more details about the program below.

  • Completely online and self-paced. Coursework is 200 hours and on average, students finish it in 6 months.
  • Participants in this course are working professionals and college students from all over the world, interested in starting a career in Data Science.
  • Participants learn about Data Science with the help of a curated online curriculum and a personal mentor. They go through the curriculum at their own pace and have a weekly 30-minute check-in with their mentor to discuss questions, projects, and career advice!

REQUIREMENTS

  • You are as passionate about teaching Data Science as about Data Science itself.
  • You are that rare combination of programming, statistics and storytelling skills.
  • You are proficient in the curriculum topics of our Data Science Career Track¬†program (taught in Python).
  • You are available for weekly, 30-minute video check-ins with students to help them set and achieve learning goals, answer subject matter questions, provide feedback on projects, and career advice.
  • You have at least 2 years of experience solving real-life data science problems and are comfortable working with large data sets.
  • You are empathetic and have excellent communication skills

BENEFITS

  • Membership in an rich community of expert mentors from great companies like McKinsey, Uber and Pandora
  • Stay up-to-date and develop valuable leadership skills
  • Change the lives of students in our program and help us revolutionize online education in your spare time!
  • Receive a monthly per-student honorarium and work at your convenience

Questions? Please write to us at mentors@springboard.com :)