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The Contingent

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The Emerging Leaders Mentoring program empowers non-traditional and diverse job seekers in the tech industry by matching them with a tech professional to be their mentor.

We are seeking professionals with at least one year of work experience in a technology position (in or out of the tech sector) who want to give back by mentoring an emerging leader looking to grow their network and receive professional guidance and support.

Our mentees are waiting to be matched with a mentor who is a professional in a position that relates to their career goal, including:

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • IT Technician
  • Network Administration
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Science
  • Software Development/Engineering
  • Web/App Development
  • Front End Development
  • UI/UX Design

If you are ready to give rising talent the helping hand they need to launch their careers, fill out a mentor application today! These opportunities are ongoing and there is a current need.

Mentor Application: bit.ly/elm-mentor

Learn more at our website: www.emergingleaderspdx.org/mentors

Email questions to: n.poindexter@thecontingent.org

Come join us in this life-changing, city-shaping work!

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About The Contingent

Location:

809 N RUSSELL, #203, Portland, OR 97227, US

Mission Statement

The Contingent empowers leaders and mobilizes community for the common good.

Description

Emerging Leaders focuses on diversifying the workforce in the Greater Portland area by providing pathways to leadership for underrepresented communities. Our mission is to empower diverse talent to excel as professionals through opportunity and a supportive community.

The Emerging Leaders Internship (ELI) matches recent graduates and college students of color with paid internships at top companies throughout the Portland Metro area.

The Emerging Leaders Mentoring (ELM) program supports underrepresented groups and those with barriers to employment who seek careers in the technology and healthcare industries by matching them with established professionals to engage in a formal mentoring relationship.

Community
Computers & Technology
Employment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Greater Portland AreaPortland, OR 97227

(45.54614,-122.67667)
 

SKILLS

  • Website Programming
  • Software Engineering
  • IT Management
  • Software Development
  • Python
  • Security / Network Administration

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Meet once a month for 6-12 months
  • At least one year of professional experience in a tech position

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