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Emerging Technologists

Emerging Technologists Offered by Women in Big Data

General Description: Whether you are fresh out of school, in your first technology job, or pivoting from another field, this program offers mentoring services to those new to the fields of data science or computing technology. Particular focuses is given to areas such as:

  • Starting a New Career in Data Science or Computing Technology
    Job Searching Skills
  • Career Advancement Strategy
  • Technical Skills (Data Science/Analytics, Software Engineering, Technical Project Management)
  • Interpersonal Skills (Communication, Collaboration, Leadership, Self-Advocacy)
  • Business Skills (Business Analysis, Business Strategic Planning, Product Management)

Logistics: This is a 12 week program. Mentoring pairs will meet virtually for six one-hour sessions.

Language and Time Zone: This program allows mentees and mentors to match on language preference, and mentoring pairs can agree on the time of their meeting.

Program Offering: We are currently accepting applications for our Autumn session which starts in September 2022.

Mentee Eligibility: This program is open to members of any Women in BIg Data chapter, with 0 to 2 years professional technology experience, and a strong motivation to grow professionally.

Mentor Eligibility: Mentor applications are open to members of any Women in BIg Data chapter, with 5 or more years professional expertise in technology, and are interested in sharing insights from their professional, leadership, interpersonal, and/or business related skills.

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Interested in joining this program - Click on these links to apply as either a MENTEE or MENTOR.

Not yet a Women in Big Data Member but interested in this mentoring program? Successful registration in this program will enroll you in Women in Big Data. Membership is free.