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THE KNOWLEDGE HOUSE

  • 1 person is interested

Background: Our Student Mentorship program is designed to inspire our students and also help corporate partners build personal relationships with future hires.

Opportunity: Volunteers will be paired with The Knowledge House (TKH) mentee(s) for the duration of their fellowship to ensure student success. Mentors will advise students on progress against their one-year plans and will provide coaching during students’ job search process, using guidelines provided by TKH.

Additional Info: Mentors will be paired with students-one to-one and or in pairs for the duration of the program. We require mentors to attend demo days and bi-weekly check ins to help guide students through professional and technical challenges and provide actionable feedback.

Ideal Background: We are looking for candidates with technical experience in JavaScript and Python. However, candidates in non-technical roles such as design, sales, marketing, people operations, etc. can apply.

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About THE KNOWLEDGE HOUSE

Location:

363 Rider Avenue, 3rd Floor, BRONX, NY 10451, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to empower and sustain a talent pipeline of technologists, entrepreneurs, and digital leaders who will uplift their communities out of poverty.

Description

Our three-pronged approach consists of

  1. Developing young talent through our core program, the Innovation Fellowship, where 16-24-year-olds prepare for the 21st-century workforce through project-based learning and completing an apprenticeship at a local technology company.
  2. Mobilizing local professionals and entrepreneurs of color to raise digital awareness in their communities.
  3. Partnering with community-based organizations, education providers, and tech businesses to form a local eco-system leading community innovation and economic development.

At The Knowledge House, we teach:

  • Web development
  • Web design
  • Cross-platform app development
  • UX research/UI design
  • Basic graphic design skills
  • Entrepreneurship skills
  • Professional communication

Some of the programming languages we teach include:

  • HTML/CSS
  • Javascript (Node.js, React.js, Angular.js)
  • Python
  • Java
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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Web Design
  • Software Engineering
  • Software Development
  • Python
  • Graphic Design
  • Database Administration

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • Student Mentorship will happen during class hours, Mon - Thurs 5:30pm - 9pm (EST).

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