Call for Mentors


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

MAGIC​​ ​(More​ ​Active​ ​Girls​ ​In​ ​Computing)​ ​aims​ ​to​ ​increase​ ​the​ ​interest​ ​of​ ​middle​ ​and​ ​high school​ ​girls​ ​in​ ​STEM​ ​topics​ ​and​ ​STEM​ ​careers,​ ​by​ ​providing​ ​1-1​ ​ mentoring​ ​to​ ​them​ ​for​ ​a​ ​period of​ ​4-6​ ​months.​ ​To​ ​date,​ ​MAGIC​ ​has​ ​provided​ ​1-1​ ​ mentoring​ ​to​ ​middle​ ​and​ ​high​ ​school​ ​girls from​ ​many​ ​regions​ ​of​ ​California,​ ​including​ ​Irvine,​ ​Los​ ​Angeles,​ ​Santa​ ​Cruz,​ ​San​ ​Francisco​ ​Bay Area,​ ​San​ ​Diego,​ ​Austin​ ​(Texas),​ ​Cambridge​ ​(Massachusetts),​ ​New​ ​York​ ​City,​ ​and​ ​Princeton (New​ ​Jersey).​ ​In​ ​its​ ​tenth​ ​year,​ ​MAGIC​ ​is​ ​planning​ ​to​ ​expand​ ​to​ ​more​ ​schools​ ​and​ ​regions​ ​and is​ ​actively​ ​seeking​ ​ mentors.

We​ ​are​ ​looking​ ​for​ ​energetic​ ​women​ ​with​ ​careers​ ​in​ ​STEM​ ​who​ ​can​ ​serve​ ​as​ ​ mentors​ ​in​ ​this program.​ ​I​ ​hope​ ​you​ ​are​ ​interested!​ ​​ ​See​ ​​MAGIC's​ ​latest​ ​reviews​​ ​by​ ​recent​ ​participants​ ​to​ ​get an​ ​idea​ ​of​ ​the​ ​impact​ ​you​ ​can​ ​have​ ​on​ ​the​ ​life​ ​and​ ​career​ ​of​ ​a​ ​middle​ ​or​ ​a​ ​high​ ​school​ ​girl.

MAGIC​ ​ mentors​ ​have​ ​included​ ​women​ ​with​ ​successful​ ​STEM​ ​careers​ ​from​ ​AC​ ​Nielson,​ ​Amazon, Apple,​ ​BBN​ ​Technologies,​ ​Cisco,​ ​City​ ​Year​ ​LA,​ ​Columbia​ ​University,​ ​Drexel​ ​University,​ ​Duke University,​ ​Environ,​ ​Genentech,​ ​Glass​ ​Lab,​ ​Google,​ ​Hitachi,​ ​IBM,​ ​Intel,​ ​Lab​ ​126,​ ​LinkedIn, McGraw-Hill,​ ​McKinsey,​ ​Medtronic,​ ​MIT,​ ​NASA,​ ​NIH,​ ​Nisum​ ​Technologies,​ ​North​ ​Carolina​ ​State University,​ ​Oracle,​ ​Sandisk,​ ​San​ ​Jose​ ​State​ ​University,​ ​Santa​ ​Clara​ ​University,​ ​Stanford University,​ ​Survey​ ​Monkey,​ ​The​ ​Trade​ ​Desk,​ ​Tulane​ ​University,​ ​UC​ ​Berkeley,​ ​UC​ ​Santa​ ​Cruz, UC​ ​San​ ​Diego,​ ​UC​ ​San​ ​Francisco,​ ​University​ ​of​ ​Massachusetts,​ ​University​ ​of​ ​Memphis, University​ ​of​ ​Pennsylvania,​ ​University​ ​of​ ​Texas,​ ​University​ ​of​ ​Wisconsin,​ ​the​ ​US​ ​Navy,​ ​Varian Medical​ ​Systems,​ ​Wells​ ​Fargo,​ ​and​ ​Yodle.

About​ ​half​ ​of​ ​our​ ​ mentoring​ ​relationships​ ​have​ ​been​ ​remote,​ ​so​ ​our​ ​ mentors​ ​are​ ​located​ ​in various​ ​parts​ ​of​ ​the​ ​US.

Here​ ​are​ ​the​ ​MAGICMentor​ ​criteria:

  • ● Must​ ​be​ ​a​ ​woman​ ​with​ ​a​ ​career​ ​(past​ ​or​ ​present)​ ​in​ ​STEM.

  • ● Must​ ​pledge​ ​a​ ​time​ ​commitment​ ​of​ ​4-6​ ​months,​ ​for​ ​an​ ​average​ ​of​ ​8​ ​hours/month.

  • ● Must​ ​provide​ ​a​ ​professional​ ​profile/resume.

  • ● Must​ ​consent​ ​to​ ​participate​ ​in​ ​a​ ​comprehensive​ ​background​ ​check.

  • ● Must​ ​go​ ​through​ ​an​ ​application​ ​process,​ ​including​ ​a​ ​phone​ ​interview.

  • ● Must​ ​complete​ ​initial​ ​orientation/training.

    Please​ ​email​ ​​ contact@getmagic.org​​ ​if​ ​you​ ​are​ ​interested​ ​and/or​ ​have​ ​any​ ​questions.

Skills

  • Mathematics
  • Research
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Science

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-5 hours/week

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