Apply Now: Non-Tech Roles in Tech Virtual Mentorship Program (Fall 2021)

Industry Mentorship Programs are a great way for students to learn about an industry and explore professional development topics through small group mentoring (4-6 students per mentor). Through experiences both in the classroom and with a mentor, participants will gain insight and guidance about a particular industry, explore topics related to professional preparation, networking and feedback, and reflect on how their experiences and interests can translate to a career the field.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-Tech Roles in Tech Virtual Mentorship Program

Curious about Seattle’s booming tech scene, but don’t want to work in software engineering or data science? Tech companies require a broad range of skill sets and roles to function – including marketing, sales, account management, human resources, operations, project management, and more. Join this program to learn how your skills, strengths and interests can translate into a career in tech.

Students will indicate areas of interest within tech during the application process:

  • Customer Service / Account Management / Sales
  • Human Resources / Recruiting
  • Marketing / Communications / Social Media
  • Project Management / Program Management

Program Details:

  • Students will be enrolled in a 1 credit (CR/NC) GenSt course:
    Week 1: Preparatory session to learn what to expect at your mentor meetings, and meet with group to plan topics and questions for your mentor
    Weeks 2-9: Mentor meetings
    Week 10: Wrap-Up networking event with all mentors and students in the program
  • Mentor meetings will take place virtually

Application Criteria:

  • Undergraduate student at UW Seattle
  • Must have completed 3 quarters at UW or transferred to UW with the equivalent credits
  • Must be available during the designated quarter on Tuesdays or Wednesdays from 3:30-7:00pm

Application for the Autumn 2021 Non-Tech Roles in Tech Virtual Mentorship Program is due by May 23. Apply at https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/jesmith2/407714.

Questions? Contact Jessie Smith at cicmentor@uw.edu.

By Eli Heller (He/Him)
Eli Heller (He/Him) Career Coach Eli Heller (He/Him)